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Masked gunman takes safe in downtown SLC home invasion

First Published Oct 29 2012 12:32 pm • Last Updated Oct 29 2012 03:17 pm

Police say a masked gunman forced his way into downtown Salt Lake City home and stole a woman’s small household safe.

The break-in occurred just before 11 p.m. Saturday when the suspect — described as 5-foot-8, medium build and wearing a blue jacket, blue sneakers and carrying a blue backpack — brandished a handgun, took the safe and fled on foot.

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The 51-year-old woman living in the home near 300 East and 100 South was unharmed.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police at 801-799-3000.


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