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Wheelchair with gold rims among items stolen in Sands Motel home invasion, deputies say

Victim suffered minor injuries

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County deputies are searching for three suspects, accused of stealing items valued at more than $1,000 in a motel home invasion.

The incident happened Jan. 7 at approximately 3:11 a.m. at Sands Motel on Orange Blossom Trail.

The victim told deputies he was smoking a cigarette outside of his room when he noticed three men in front of a nearby room, according to an OSCO report. When he looked away, one of the men pointed a gun to his face. The victim said that’s when all three men forced him into his room and knocked him to the floor, kicking him as they robbed him.

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The men took a clear ziplock bag from the victim and $500 cash, according to deputies. The men also took two cell phones valued at $289 each, a large Bluetooth speaker valued at $135 and a wheelchair with a black seat and gold rims valued at $800.

According to the report, the victim does not know the men.