Orange County detectives seek armed robbers

Orange County detectives seek armed robbers

Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 300 block of Widgeon St. in Orange concerning an aggravated robbery shortly after midnight Feb. 11 to find the homeowner, a 53-year-old Hispanic businessman, badly beaten.

The homeowner advised that he arrived at his residence at approximately 12:20 a.m., when he was approached in his driveway by several unknown suspects. The suspects struck him several times in the face and head area with unknown objects, then stole personal and business property from the homeowner, the victim told investigators.

Once the suspects had the property, they fled from the location in an unknown type vehicle. The homeowner sustained serious injuries from the attack and EMS was contacted. EMS transported the homeowner to Baptist Hospital in Orange where he was treated for his injuries.

Orange County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are conducting the investigation and are currently following up on several leads. Anyone with any further information about this incident is asked to contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Office at (409) 883-2612.