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Ocean Beach home invasion robbers leave man injured, flee scene

Posted at 6:44 AM, Aug 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 14:24:01-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — An Ocean Beach man was injured after two men stormed his home, beat him, and robbed him.

Police say the 34-year-old victim was at his home on Cape May Ave. with a woman, possibly an ex-girlfriend, when there was a knock at the door at about 10 p.m.

The woman answered the door and two men forced their way inside, one wielding an expandable baton and the other with a knife, police said.

A struggle began between the victim and two suspects and the two men beat the victim several times, before ordering him to open a safe.

After the suspect was unable to open the safe, the suspects rummaged through the home and stole several items, including credit cards. The two men then fled.

The woman fled shortly after as well.

The victim was treated at a nearby hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Police described the suspect with a baton as a 20- to 25-year-old white male, 5-foot 10-inches, with thin build. He was wearing dark clothing and may have had his face painted black, police added. The man with the knife was described as a 25- to 30-year-old Hispanic man, 6-feet tall, weighing about 220 pounds, and wearing a black sweatshirt and jeans. The woman was fled was described as a 20- to 21-year-old black female, 5-foot 5-inches, and with thin build.

Anyone with information is asked to call San Diego Police at 619-531-2000 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.