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Home invasion suspects caught

(Home invasion in Winterhaven)…..The call came in at 11:00 Monday night

. Imperial County Sheriff’s office dispatch received the 911 call. The caller said there was a subject with a gun at a residence in the 900 block of Baseline Road in Winterhaven. Deputies arrived at the scene and determined there were two who had entered the residence, both armed with handguns. The suspects demanded money, and eventually fled on foot, taking a television set with them. The suspects also assaulted the homeowner. He suffered a minor cut on his head. The suspects tried to prevent the residents from calling 911 by removing the phone jacks in the house. A resident used a cell phone to make the call. Deputies say after an extensive search, one of the suspects was found in a field. The second suspect was located soon after. The television was also recovered. The Sheriff’s office says they were assisted by several other law enforcement agencies. The suspects, who were not identified, were booked into Imperial County Jail.