North Tonawanda Police are saying very little about a home invasion-style robbery at a home in the 400 block of North Avenue last week.
North Tonawanda Police Detective Capt. Thomas Krantz has declined to discuss the matter. Krantz confirmed the incident was a home invasion on Aug. 27 and that the resident of the home was the target of the robbers.
He did say that there was no need for neighbors to be concerned.
An audio file, posted to YouTube by Niagara County Fire Wire, captured the radio communications between North Tonawanda Police patrol officers and Niagara County Sheriff's Office dispatchers as they responded to the call of the home invasion.
A resident at 417 North Ave. reported to police that two individuals, described as a black male and a white male, entered his home. The black male allegedly brandished a handgun.
Officers responded to a home on East Stencil Street, where the victim fled after escaping from the residence. The victim told police the suspects restrained him with zip ties and put a bag over his head.
The victim also stated that there was no one else home at the time of the intrusion and that the suspects were still in the house when the victim fled.
Krantz said Tuesday that an investigation into the incident is ongoing.