Lincoln man robbed in his own home Sunday afternoon

home invasion, robbery
LINCOLN, Neb. — Sunday afternoon, a 47-year-old man was robbed inside his own home.

LPD were called to the 1900 block of Sumner Street on a report of a robbery around 12:30. They found the victim, who called police from his neighbor’s home, who reported two men entered his home through an open door. One man was armed with a gun and struck him in the

Swartz

Pictured above: Ronnie Swartz arrested for Robbery in Lincoln, Ne on July 29th.

Lopez

Pictured above: James Lopez arrested for Robbery in Lincoln, Ne on July 29th.

face with it, causing a laceration. He did not need medical attention.

The victim’s electric bike, phone, wallet, DVD player, and DVD’s. The bike, a Yocum electric bike, was worth 450 dollars. He was later able to identify one of the men as 23-year-old Ronnie Swartz of Lincoln. According to the victim, Swartz had been questioning him about how much the bike was worth prior to the robbery.
Officers were able to identify the second man as 22-year-old James Lopez of Lincoln. Both were taken in to custody for Robbery Wednesday morning in the 1600 block of D St.

Original story posted Monday , July 27th at 10:56 a.m.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Sunday afternoon, a 47-year-old man was robbed inside his own home.
Lincoln Police were called to the 1900 block of Sumner Street on a report of a robbery around 12:30. They found the victim, who called police from his neighbor’s home, who claimed two men entered his home- one armed with a gun- and struck him in the face causing a laceration. He did not need medical attention. The robbers took the victim’s bike, phone, wallet, DVD player, and DVD’s. The bike, a Yocum electric bike, was worth 450 dollars.
Police are still working to determine the relationship between the victim and those possibly responsible. If you have any information about the incident, contact Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000.
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