Liberty Police: Conflicting accounts given during home invasion investigation

Police said the reported victims in a home invasion on Euclid Boulevard gave conflicting statements to investigators

A caller said four people with masks and guns broke into their house claiming to be the police around 1 a.m. Friday.

LIBERTY, Ohio (WYTV) – Police said those who reported being victims of a home invasion in Liberty are not being cooperative with police.

Police were called to a home on Euclid Boulevard after someone called 911 around 1 a.m. Friday reported that four people with masks and guns broke into their house.

The caller told police that the people who broke in identified themselves as police officers, tied up a child and left.

The victims were listed in a police report as a 43-year-old woman and four teenagers, ages 14 to 17.

Police interviewed the five victims and said they all gave conflicting statements about what happened.

Officers checked the area and found several shell casings in the breezeway and two bullet holes that went through a bedroom window. Police said the victims made no mention of shots being fired until officers found the bullet holes and shell casings.

Police said a 44-year-old man at the scene was hostile with officers and would not cooperate in the investigation. He would not allow anyone in the house to go to the police station for an interview.

Police said those involved refused medical treatment.