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Parent, child attacked during Orlando home invasion

Police search for 4 armed suspects

ORLANDO, Fla. – A parent and child were attacked early Monday during a home invasion in Orlando, police said.

The incident was reported at the Cornerstone Apartments on Conway Road. 

Investigators said four unknown suspects wearing masks and carrying guns forced their way inside an apartment. Police said an adult and child were battered by the suspects. 

Another child in the apartment was not hurt. The ages of the children have not been released.

Police said the assailants ransacked the apartment and took several items before leaving the scene. They left in an unknown direction.

One victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

"I'm kind of worried because it's the first time that I've seen something like that in this complex," resident Romina Beas said. "I don't get it. Why they don't close these gates? ... I have kids and I don't want nothing like that to happen to me."

Others said more needs to be done to make the complex secure.

"I feel that we need more police to patrol around, more enforcement," said William Rivera, whose grandson lives in apartment complex. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Orlando police or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS. 

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