Posted: Aug 14, 2013 10:00 PM by MTN News
Updated: Aug 14, 2013 10:10 PM
UPDATE: August 14th, 2013
The Billings Police Department has released the picture of several persons of interest being actively pursued in connection to two home invasion robberies and assaults, one of which hospitalized two nuns on Wednesday morning.
Billings Police Lieutenant Kevin Iffland said the department now believes that the men, pictured above, may in the very least have information on the two separate robberies. (police are seeking)
The first robbery occurred on the 100 block of 11th Street West around midnight on Wednesday morning.
A 76-year-old women reported being woken by a noise in her living room. She saw a man in the room who threw her to the floor and stole property before leaving the house.
The homeowner was not seriously injured but according to Iffland, several items were taken from her residence, including credit cards.
On investigating, Billings Police discovered that the credit cards has been used after being stolen.
The pictures above are from surveillance cameras at the place where the persons of interests had used, or attempted to use, at least one of the cards.
Iffland said the robbery was likely related to a previously reported violent robbery and assault that also happened on Wednesday morning but three hours later.
You can read more about this incident below.
BILLINGS - The Billings Police Department is looking for two men who reportedly assaulted two elderly nuns after breaking into their home.
The break-in happened just before 3 a.m. on Wednesday at a west-end home on Gregory Drive South.
After assaulting the nuns, the men took off with several items.
Both women were taken to Saint Vincent Healthcare and treated for their injuries.
A Billings Police Department spokesman said the assault was not sexual but the women did receive some lacerations, bruises, and possibly some broken bones.
Due to a vague description given by one of the victims, detectives have few details about the suspects at this time.
The nuns are both with the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.