Violent home break-in sends 1 to hospital

INDIANAPOLIS - Police are searching for the people who broke into a west-side home and robbed someone overnight, sending the person to the hospital.

Indianapolis police (IMPD) said the break-in happened overnight at a home in the 1000 block of Winfield Avenue. (See map below.)

The robbers got away after injuring someone inside the home. The victim was pistol-whipped by the robbers and was taken to Eskenazi Health, police said.

Investigators are still searching for the robbers.

If you have information on this crime, you’re urged to report it to police at 317-327-3811. You can also always report information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or online at crimetips.org. Tips can also be texted with "INDYCS" to 274637.

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