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Richmond man pistol-whipped during home invasion

RICHMOND, Va. – Police are are investigating a violent home invasion in Richmond Thursday night.

It happened here in the 2300 block of Cecil Road near Virginia Union University.

Police said two people broke into a home around 11:30 p.m. and tried robbing the person inside.

Police said that when the homeowner did  not comply, he was  pistol-whipped.

CBS 6 is told the victim was not seriously injured and did not know the suspects.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.