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Woman forced to withdraw money from ATM after home invasion

ROSWELL, GA (WXIA) -- A terrifying night for a Roswell family after a home invasion and robbery. It happened in the Hollyberry subdivision off of Houze Road.


"It's kind of scary," said Keith Goeke, president of the Hollyberry Subdivision Homeowners' Association. "We don't have this type of thing in our neighborhood."

Goeke said he was stunned to hear that the quiet neighborhood was the scene of a terrifying crime early Thursday morning.

The homeowners were surprised by two men, dressed in all black, who kicked in the back door shortly after midnight. All of their skin was covered. All that could be seen was their eyes.

Roswell Police spokesperson Lisa Holland says one gunman held the homeowner and his two small children at gunpoint while the other forced his wife to go to a nearby ATM.

"She was able to get some money, but the banks limit the amount she was able to get," Holland said.

The gunmen also stole some items from the house, including jewelry – all very similar to a home invasion in May on Mount Paran Road in Buckhead, as well as another Buckhead home invasion last January.

"It does make you wonder if it is the same guys," Goeke said. "They do what works, and it sounds like it's happened before."

No injuries were reported in the incident.