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Last night at approximately 11:30 pm, Matthews Police received a report that an individual was robbed at gunpoint in a home on Springwater Drive. It was stated that there were two suspects, last seen running out of the home and their location was not known. Both suspects were described as being African American and wearing dark grey mechanic style jump suits. No one was injured during this incident.
The Matthews Police Department received assistance from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police by providing their helicopter and K-9 unit. The area was thoroughly searched by air and ground and no suspects were located. The investigation is still in the early stages and many of the details are still being confirmed. Detectives are currently attempting to determine if the victim was targeted for a specific reason.