Police seek witnesses after violent home invasion in Vaughan
York Region police cruisers are parked outside a home on Jeanne Drive in Vaughan, Ont., Dec. 22, 2012. (Tom Podolec / CTV Toronto)
Published Saturday, December 22, 2012 5:05PM EST
Police in York Region are seeking witnesses after an elderly couple was robbed in a violent home invasion in Vaughan early Saturday morning.
Police were called to the home, located area near Willis Road and Riverside Drive, around 4:30 a.m.
According to police, at least two male suspects entered the home sometime after midnight. The two residents were assaulted and restrained while property was stolen.
The suspects indicated they had a weapon, but the couple did not see it, said police.
Several hours after the suspects fled the scene, the victims were able to call for help.
The couple was taken to hospital, where the male remains in stable condition. He will remain in the hospital for observation, said police.
The female resident has been treated and released.
The suspects are described as male adults.
Police are working on a timeline of events that occurred starting at midnight Saturday, and ask that anyone with any information about this case contact them at 905-764-1300 ext. 6630.