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SAN JOSE (KCBS) — Police are investigating a home invasion robbery that happened on Wednesday afternoon in which a teenage boy was tied up in the Almaden Valley neighborhood in San Jose.
At around 1 p.m. two robbers broke in the home in the 1700 block of Anjou Creek Court waking up a 17-year old boy who was home alone, Sgt. Albert Morales said.
“The victim stated that two suspects forced entry into his residence and tied him up,” he said. “They stole items from within the residents and then fled the scene.”
The boy was uninjured but that suspects were able to get escape taking the family safe.
Last year there was an uptick of burglaries in the upscale neighborhood and this latest incident has many area residents of the upscale neighborhood on edge.
“When the somebody’s home and they still get broken into and there’s that kind of altercation, or incident. Yeah that’s scary,” said an area resident named Dave, who did not want to use his full name.
He and his wife are considering installing security cameras outside their home.
The victim’s house does have security surveillance cameras and police said they hope to release information to identify at least one of the suspects.