Porterville police are investigating a Monday night home-invasion robbery involving three victims who hid in their bedrooms when an armed suspect forced his way inside.
Police said the incident happened about 9:10 p.m. at a home on the 1700 block of West School Avenue in Porterville. The residents opened the front door after hearing a knock and were confronted by a gunman wearing a ski mask. The victims then ran to their bedrooms, locked themselves in and called police. They were unharmed.
Witnesses nearby told police they saw two to three suspects leaving the home with stolen electronics in a small sedan.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to called the Porterville Police Department at (559) 782-7409.