Cops: Teens pistol-whipped family during home invasion, stole women’s underwear 

Cops: Teens pistol-whipped family during home invasion, stole women’s underwear 

  • Story Highlights
  • The attack occurred Saturday at a Clayton County home. 
  • Two of the teenage suspects were arrested. 
  • Police are searching for a third person involved. 

Two teenagers are in the Clayton County jail after police say they broke into a home, beat a woman and her grandson and stole cash, a gun and women’s underwear, Channel 2 Action News reported.

Police said the teens entered the Hastings Way home through the garage Saturday night and beat the 71-year-old victim and her teenage grandson with a pistol, a rifle and threatened them with a grenade. 

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The teens beat the woman again when they caught her trying to call 911, Channel 2 reported. 

“Why would you do that to an elderly woman,” the victim’s daughter, Christy Ingram, told the news station.

Police discovered that the teens attend school with Ingram’s son after the 15-year-old recognized the voices and one of the suspects’ names when he overheard them talking. 

Ingram said her son’s “wounds will heal, but this is going to scar him for life.” 

Police said the teens are not cooperating, but investigators are looking at surveillance footage to try to find a third suspect who is still at large.

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