Man arrested in connection with home invasion

Posted by: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Lincoln  Police arrested one man in connection with a home invasion robbery that happened Monday night at a home near 9th and Claremont. Police say 19-year-old Matthew Russell and another man came into the home armed with shotguns and demanded belongings from the people inside.

There was a struggle, during which point one of the victims took Russell’s shotgun. The two men left the scene, and nothing was reported missing. Police were able to find Russell because he dropped his wallet during the struggle.

Russell was cited for Attempt Robbery and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony.