Man pistol-whipped in Orlando home invasion

Orange County deputies perform search near Regal View Lane


ORLANDO, Fla. – A 53-year-old man was pistol-whipped early Monday in a home invasion in Orange County, deputies said.

The incident was reported at 2:50 a.m. in the 7700 block of Regal View Lane in Orlando.

According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, the man arrived home and a short time later, an intruder armed with a gun entered his home through the back door and demanded money.

Deputies said a struggle took place and the victim was struck in the face with the gun. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

The intruder ran away with another man, who never entered the home, deputies said.

The victim called 911, but a search of the area failed to find the culprits.

An investigation is continuing.