On Tuesday, February 1, 2010 at 1215 hours, an off-duty Chula Vista Police Officer reports he was attacked in his home in the City of Chula Vista. The Officer said he was anticipating a visitor when he responded to a knock at the door. Two men dressed in dark clothing and wearing gloves, shoved their way into the Officer’s home and assaulted him, initiating a brief fight. During the encounter the Officer says he was thrown down a staircase and injured in the fall. The Officer reported that one of the attackers had a handgun. Following the break-in and attack the suspects fled on foot. The after calling 911 the off-duty Officer was transported to a hospital and treated for his injuries.
The suspect descriptions are vague; two male adults; possibly Hispanic; large in stature; both wearing dark clothing and gloves. The case is under investigation. Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call the Chula Vista Police Department at (619) 691-5151.
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