74-year-old attacked during Russellville home invasion

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky.- Logan County authorities are searching for three men accused of burglarizing a residence, ransacking it and attacking the 74-year-old homeowner.

It happened Sunday just after 9 p.m. in the 1700 block of Old Lewisburg Rd. in Russellville.

According to a news release from the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, the victim answered the door, and when he did, one of the suspect’s pointed a gun in the victim’s face.

Authorities said the victim was struck in the face with the pistol during a brief struggle.

He was then kicked repeatedly by the suspects, who are described as white males.

Before fleeing in a dark colored suv, the suspects ransacked the home and stole the victim’s wallet.

If you have any information, you’re asked to contact the Logan County Sheriff’s Office at (270) 726-2244.