4 armed men rob Sugar Land home

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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SUGAR LAND, TX (KTRK) -- Four armed men broke into a Sugar Land home over the weekend, assaulting an inhabitant and making off with cash.

According to police, four African American men wearing hoodies and masks entered a home on the 1300 block of Pristine Way just after 11pm on Monday evening.

The group made its way to the master bedroom, where a man and a woman were watching television. The woman successfully escaped through a back door as the assailants held the man at gunpoint and demanded cash and jewelry.

After the victim complied, the armed men proceeded to pistol whip him and place a pillowcase over his head as they ransacked the rest of the house and escaped.

Upon arrival, police noted that the home smelled strongly of marijuana. Officers recovered a purse that contained marijuana from the home's yard.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anybody with information is asked to contact the Sugar Land Police Department at 281-275-2500.