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Two Sweet Home men arrested after burglary, robbery report


February 14, 2017

Joshua Wooley

Two Sweet Home men were arrested Saturday, Feb. 11, in connection with a reported robbery that occurred Friday morning, Feb. 10, in the 2000 block of Birch Street in Sweet Home.

According to Sheriff Bruce Riley, at 7:07 a.m. Friday, the Linn County 911 Dispatch Center received a call from a victim and deputies responded to the residence.

The 56-year-old male victim told deputies that morning he woke up to find an adult male wearing a ski mask standing over him, shining a light in his eyes and demanding money.

The victim resisted and was choked by the suspect during the altercation.


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