Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies are searching for a pair of suspects they say is behind a violent home invasion.
Officers say around 10 p.m. Tuesday, the men forced their way into a home along Old Brass Road. That's located off of Clemson Road in Northeast Columbia.
Investigators say the men, who were wearing ski masks, physically assaulted a man in the home and stole his wallet. They also stole the purse of another person who lived at the home, and a laptop and a Keenan High School jacket.
The victim was treated at the scene by paramedics.
Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to Crimestoppers of the Midlands. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.