Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Officer Investigate Apartment Break-in

Boise, Aug. 15, 2012 - Boise Police are investigating a break-in at a west Boise apartment that occurred overnight. Two male suspect surprised the two residents of the apartment. Officers say it appears the victims and address were targeted. The crime does not appear to be random. Nothing was taken during the incident and officers do not believe there's any ongoing threat to the community associated with this incident.

What Happened: Officers were called at 10:59 p.m. last night, Tuesday, August 14th to an apartment complex southwest of N. Cole and Ustick Roads. When they arrived, officers found the two victims, residents of the apartment, a male and female approximately 20 years old. Both had cuts to their head. EMS responded to treat the injuries which did not require transport to a hospital.

Witnesses told officers two men, dark complected, possibly in their 20's and dressed in black entered the apartment ad hit both the victims over the head with a handgun. Following that altercation, both suspects ran off. They were last seen leaving the area driving south on Cole Road, possibly in a dark-colored newer model Jetta.

Crime Stoppers: Officers are urging anyone with any information on who may be responsible to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto www.343cops.com, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects.