California home invasion suspects held elderly couple bound with belts, threatened to shoot toddler: police

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4 home invasion suspects joined to a series of household burglaries in Northern California, such as a single in which they sure and assaulted an aged pair and a different in which they threatened to shoot a child, have been arrested, authorities said. 

The San Jose Law enforcement Section on Thursday explained a few adult men and a insignificant experienced been taken into custody. They were being identified as Armando Manzano and Daniel Mendez, the two 19 Eduardo Santiago, 23 and a 17-12 months-aged who was not named. 

Manzano was arrested two days prior to one particular theft on an unrelated cost, police reported. 

“We’re discouraged,” San Jose police Sgt. Christian Camarillo advised Fox San Francisco. “Suspects need to continue to be in custody. We need larger bails.” 

Other suspects are currently being sought by police in connection with the household invasions. 

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Armando Manzano, Daniel Mendez, both equally 19 23-yr-old Eduardo Santiago faces billed similar to household invasion burglaries in San Jose, California. In a person incident, the everyday living of a 15-thirty day period-aged child was threatened, police stated. 
(San Jose Police Department )

The initially theft occurred on Might 31 when five to 6 suspects sure an elderly few with belts, brandished a handgun and “violently” assaulted them, law enforcement explained. Amid the items stolen ended up financial institution cards, jewellery, and the victim’s car or truck.

A short time later, the suspects went to an additional residence where by they held a male and a 15-aged-thirty day period toddler at gunpoint. 

“The suspects threatened to shoot the little one and kidnapped the sufferer, forcing him to go to his financial institution, demanding that he withdraw cash from his account,” a police information release stated. 

They returned the victim to his house and took lender playing cards, and jewellery. They had been viewed on safety footage fleeing the scene as nicely as by the victim’s spouse as she arrived household. 

A third residence robbery on June 7 included two suspects keeping an aged couple at gunpoint and assaulting them, law enforcement mentioned. Just one of the victims was in a position to get in touch with the police and the two suspects were being arrested as they fled the property, authorities explained. 

A San Jose Police Department patrol car. 

A San Jose Police Department patrol automobile. 
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They were identified as Manzano and Mendez. Investigators later determined Santiago and the juvenile as suspects. Manzano was arrested June 5 on an unrelated charged and introduced from law enforcement custody the up coming working day.