Home invasion: K-State college roommates roughed up in burglary

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – Police are looking for three men involved in a home invasion last night after two roommates reported being roughed up by the suspects. A small amount of cash was also taken in the burglary.

Last night at around ten ‘til 9, Riley County Police officers were called to 1520 Jarvis Drive in Manhattan after receiving a 911 call.  21 year old Matthew Mckernan reported that he and his roommate, 20 year old Joshua Martin, had been robbed at gunpoint by three males who had entered their home uninvited.  Both victims were hit by the suspects and suffered minor head injuries. The victims were taken to Mercy hospital and were treated then released.  Both victims are students at Kansas State University. The home is near campus.

The suspects were described as: three white males with very dark complexions.  One suspect had a noticeable accent.

If you have information about this crime, contact the Riley County Police Department at 785-537-2112. You can also submit tips to the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous as well as potentially qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00. You can contact Crime Stoppers by calling 785-539-7777 or by installing the “TipSubmit Mobile” app on Android and iPhone. For more information on how to contact the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers visit them online atwww.ManhattanRileyCountyCrimeStoppers.com.

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