Police looking for 2 men in Mechanicsburg home invasion and robbery

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Dontae Hobbs (Left) and Joseph Hobbs (Right)

MECHANICSBURG, Pa.–Police are searching for two men in connection with a home invasion and robbery that happened in Cumberland County last month.

Dontae Hobbs, 24, of Harrisburg, and his brother Joseph Hobbs, 18, of Mechanicsburg, are being sought by police.

The incident happened at an apartment located along the 400 block of South Market Street in Mechanicsburg on June 17.

Dontae, Joseph and another man entered the victim’s apartment and tried to rob him, according to police reports. During the altercation–one of the men pulled out a gun and threatened the victim and several others who were in the apartment. A fight broke out between the men and the suspects ran away.

Police said the pair may be armed and should be considered dangerous. The third suspect has not yet been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 717-691-3300 or the anonymous tip line at 717-691-3309.



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