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Armed Men Attempt Home Burglary; Get Pepper Sprayed and Flee

Four people "dressed in dark clothing and wearing masks attempted to gain entry into the victim's house without permission."

Dixon police responded to a home invasion on the 300 block of North Second Street at around 5 a.m. today. 

The victim said that about four people "dressed in dark clothing and wearing masks attempted to gain entry into the victim's house without permission."

Two of the men were armed with an unknown type of long gun, the Dixon Police Department said in a release.

"The victim sprayed the suspects with pepper spray at which time the suspects fled the area," said the release. "The suspects left the area in an unknown type vehicle." 

The victim was not hurt during the altercation. Here are more details from the Dixon Police Department:  

The motive for this incident is unknown at this time and this case is still under investigation by the Dixon Police Department. We encourage anyone who may have witnessed the incident, observe anyone in the area at the time of the incident, or who has any information regarding the incident to contact the Dixon Police Department at 707-678-7070 or Dixon Police Dispatch at 707-678-7080

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the Solano County Crime Stoppers tip line at 707-644-STOP (7867). All calls are anonymous and confidential. A reward for up to $1000 may be paid for information that leads to an arrest.

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Stephanie Alsenay October 03, 2012 at 06:23 PM
Ha, I guess it makes them feel like a men to feel threatening with a gun.. Get a fkn life and get a job!!!! How would you feel if someone did this to you or your family, I hope your sorry asses get busted!!!!
Joe Knows October 06, 2012 at 03:29 PM
This happened very close to the police station without a good description of suspects and vehicle. Sounds like a made up story.
suzanne cook October 08, 2012 at 03:46 PM
Joe Knows? I don't think so...what do you consider close? Six blocks is my calculation and do you expect the police to babysit?It was dark out and the suspects dressed in dark clothing... My point be that I have heard so many various stories and makes no difference, a breakin is is just that...it happened so lets get on with it...just my opinion
anonymous October 18, 2012 at 07:14 AM
some body knows, 13 of them for sure knows. thats how many come to rob a disabled woman, who was alone. her life saving to buy a home to get out of this area away from her x- husband and to start a new life and play with her grand children. To my knowledge no arrests have been made. those that have info are told to call in and no officers are returning the call , whats up with THAT????? I am not an expert on finding criminals but facebook shows alot
suzanne cook October 18, 2012 at 03:34 PM
I see nothing about this case on facebook and you obviously are close due to your info about it...call the police yourself...done

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