Brothers wanted in home invasion/robbery surrender to police, third suspect still on the run

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. –  Brothers, Dontae Hobbs, 24, of Harrisburg, and Joseph Hobbs, 18, of Mechanicsburg, wanted in a home invasion/robbery last month turned themselves in Thursday at the Mechanicsburg Police Department.  Arrest warrants had been issued for the Hobbs brothers for their alleged involvement in home invasion / robbery last month at an apartment in Mechanicsburg.

On June 17 at about 7:10 pm police responded to the 400 block of South Market Street where the victim described his involved in a fight with three men who tried to rob him inside of his apartment. During the incident, one of the suspects threatened the victim and several other occupants with a firearm.  The three suspects fled the scene before police arrived.

Investigators eventually identified two of the suspects as the Hobbs brothers.

suspectimage-7-225x300Police are still searching for the third suspect that fled the area during the incident. He is described as a white male, wearing blue shorts, white sneakers, red shirt and red hat. He is also believed to have tattoos on his hands and possibly face area.

Anyone with any information on the case is urged to contact the Mechanicsburg Police at (717) 691-3300 or our anonymous tip line at (717) 691-3309.

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