Man assaulted in Knoxville home invasion

Man assaulted in Knoxville home invasion


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A man was sent to the hospital after being assaulted during a home invasion Sunday night.

The Knoxville Police Department says it happened around 8:45 p.m. on the 2500 block of Cecil Avenue.

Once officers arrived on the scene, the 57-year-old victim told police he responded to a knock on his front door when two men forced their way into the home.

The suspects assaulted the man and then grabbed some money before fleeing the scene.

The victim was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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