A man and a juvenile have been detained in connection with a home invasion last month, and a third suspect is being sought, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety.
Michael Wallace Dorn, 39, is wanted for first-degree burglary, first-degree assault and battery, strong-armed robbery and kidnapping.
Justin Cooper, 26, of Aiken, was charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree assault and battery, strong-armed robbery and kidnapping. He was placed in the Aiken County detention center, where he remained Thursday afternoon.
Tobias Thomas, 16, is a juvenile being charged as an adult. Police did not provide the charges against Thomas.
The three men are accused of forcing their way into a home on Williamsburg Street on Aug. 24, according to Detective Jeremy Hembree, a spokesman for Aiken Public Safety.
While inside the home, they held a victim against the wall, assaulted him and took money and electronics, police said.
Anyone with information related to Dorn’s whereabouts or the home invasion is asked to call CrimeStoppers of the Midlands at 888-CRIME-SC.
Callers will remain anonymous and can be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
Teddy Kulmala covers the crime and courts beat for the Aiken Standard and has been with the newspaper since August 2012. He is a native of Williston and majored in communication studies at Clemson University.
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