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Man arrested after two people injured in Henderson home invasion

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A man is facing charges after two people were allegedly attacked during a home invasion incident over the weekend, according to police.

Phillip Richardson, 38, is accused of entering a home and attacking two people, the person who reported the crime and his wife, according to the Henderson Police Department.

It happened Saturday in the 1000 block of Robbers Roost Avenue, near Horizon Ridge Parkway and Stephanie Street in Henderson.

Once officers arrived, they were able to quickly locate Richardson in the home. He was subsequently incarcerated at the Henderson Detention Center for the following offenses.

  • 1 count of burglary

  • 1 count of home invasion

  • 1 count of Robbery with a Deadly Weapon (DW)

  • 1 battery count with DW resulting in significant battery damage

  • 1 battery count with DW causing significant battery damage (elderly improvement)

  • 2 counts of trespassing

Police said the two people inside the home were transported to a nearby hospital for injuries sustained in the attack.

Henderson police believe this is an isolated incident. The case was still under active investigation Monday evening.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555. Tips leading directly to a felony arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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