Thursday, March 12, 2015

#NewsBham: Suspects Flee Attempted Home Invasion in Vestavia Hills Leading to "soft lockdown" at Cahaba Heights Elementary

Vestavia Hills Police Department reported an attempted home invasion today. At approximately 11:40am in the 4400 block of Dolly Ridge Rd. A homeowner reported two male suspects, wearing ski masks and at least one of which was armed with a handgun, entered his home through an unlocked back door.

Upon encountering the homeowner, the suspects fled on foot.
Vestavia police established a perimeter in response to witness accounts of the suspects direction of travel and attempted tracking via K-9.

Police were unable to locate the suspects, and as a precaution Cahaba Heights Elementary was placed on "soft lockdown."