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Arrests made in Port St. Lucie home invasion

Residents robbed at gunpoint
Posted at 1:11 PM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-31 07:19:39-04

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Authorities investigating a violent home invasion in Port St. Lucie say they have arrested two suspects.

Men wearing masks kicked in a door at a home in the 300 block of NW Prima Vista Blvd. on Tuesday some time before 10:15 p.m., police said.

The crooks held the residents at gunpoint and forced them to the ground.

Police said the suspects stole what was described as a large amount of cash and took off in a newer-model, dark-colored four-door sedan.

No one was hurt.

Police arrested 25-year-old Toussaint Buneko Hamilton and 23-Year-old Kristoff Akeem Taylor Wednesday evening. They charged both with home invasion robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and grand theft.

Investigators are working on leads of other possible suspects.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call detective Giaccone at 772-807-4401, or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273 TIPS.