Surveillance footage shows Jesus Ruiz being forced inside his Cobb County home at gunpoint May 4.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

VIDEO: Armed intruder forces man into home during robbery

Cobb County police have released video of part of a May 4 armed home invasion on Kay Road in which a couple was bound with duct tape.

The intruder is seen forcing Jesus Garcia inside the residence at gunpoint.

Cobb police are not sure if the intruder, who had long hair and wore a baseball cap, was a man or a woman. 

Once inside, Garcia said he was pushed from room to room while his wife remained in bed, police said.

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After handing over $2,800 in cash, Garcia and his wife, Maria Gonzalez, were tied up in the bedroom. He told Channel 2 the intruder bound his hands and legs with duct tape and placed tape over his mouth before leaving the home.

Garcia crawled into the kitchen to press the panic button on his home security system. By the time police arrived, the robber was gone.

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