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KPD: 2 arrested after man gets pistol-whipped during home invasion, robbery

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Two people were arrested Tuesday night for a robbery in which a man was pistol-whipped inside a Kennewick home. A third man remains on the loose, according to police. 

Police said three men entered the home in the 100 block of N. Mckinley St. around 10 p.m. Sunday and robbed the man inside at gunpoint. He was struck with a gun before the suspects ran away with cash and stolen property. 

The victim only had minor injuries and told police he knew the robbers.

Two of them were identified as Jonathan S. Ard, 26,  and Seth D. Briggs, 30. The third suspect has not been identified. 

On Tuesday night, Kennewick officers were told two of the men they were looking for were at an apartment on the 300 block of N. Union St.

Around 7:30 p.m., they arrested Ard and Briggs at the apartment on suspicion of 1st degree robbery. Heaven C. Wilcox, 19, was also arrested on an unrelated arrest warrant.

During a search of the apartment, police found illegal narcotics, a stolen handgun and property taken during the robbery that happened on Sunday night. Detectives also recovered a stolen vehicle from the parking lot.

Jonathan Ard, Seth Briggs and Heaven Wilcox were booked into Benton County Jail. Police are still trying to identify the third man involved in the Sunday night robbery. 

 

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