82-year-old sent to hospital after home invasion

HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP — At approximately 11:30 p.m. on June 25, Troopers from the Michigan State Police-Negaunee Post were dispatched to a residence in Humboldt Township for a reported home invasion and assault.  An 82-year-old resident’s home was broken into, and the homeowner was assaulted.

The suspect stole property from the residence before fleeing the scene.  The homeowner was transported to UPHS-Marquette for treatment of his injuries.

The incident is still under investigation.  Troopers were assisted by MSP-Iron Mountain’s K9 unit, the Marquette Crime Lab, and UPHS Emergency Medical Personnel.

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