FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A couple came home on Monday night to two intruders waiting for them inside their home with with handguns.
At around 9 p.m., Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5500 block of McClellan Street for an attempted robbery.
The suspects bound the hands of the two victims, and demanded bank keys.
One of the victims was able to free himself from the ties. That's when the suspects fled on foot.
There were no injuries.
The case is still under investigation.
If you've witnessed anything suspicious nearby, contact Crime Stoppers at 436-Stop.
This is the third reported armed robbery or attempt targeting financial institutions that involves suspects tying up victims in their home before forcing them to assist in the robbery, all within months of each other.
In August, two men met a Freedom Financial Credit Union employee at her home, blindfolded her, tied her up and held her captive for hours before forcing her to help rob the bank. She was not injured.
Last week, two men tied a Pinnacle Credit Union employee's hands and held her at her home for about four hours. They then forced her to help rob the bank. No one was injured in this robbery.
NewsChannel 15 will continue to follow this story.
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