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Victim pistol-whipped in Orlando home invasion, authorities say

Deputies seek to identify trio involved in incident on Parkview Point Drive

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orange County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying three people who were involved in a home invasion.

The incident happened at 1:37 p.m. April 1 in the 5700 block of Parkview Point Drive in Orlando.

Deputies said the trio, who all had black pistols, entered the residence through a partially open rear door.

The victim, who was ultimately robbed of his cash and other property, was pistol-whipped by one of the suspects prior to them fleeing from the residence, deputies said. The trio fled in a black four-door vehicle that was possibly a Toyota or a Honda.

One suspect was described by deputies as a Hispanic male who is 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall with an average build. Deputies said he wore a black sweatshirt with a red symbol on it and blue jeans.

A second suspect was described by deputies as a black male who is 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall with an average build. Deputies said he wore a dark T-shirt and blue jeans.

The third suspect was described by deputies as a black male who is 5 feet 10 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 175 to 180 pounds. Deputies said he wore a dark shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477). Deputies said a reward of up to $1,000 is being offered.