Armed Robbery
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Logan Township police are investigating an armed robbery where three people were held hostage. Police said they responded to a home on Grandview Road in Altoona just before 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, they saw two black men fleeing the area. They were armed with knives. Several officers chased after the suspects, while other officers interviewed several victims. Police said during these interviews they learned that two black men entered the home through a window. Police said once inside, the suspects came across one of the victims and restrained him by using a belt and tying his hands behind his back. They also held a knife to his throat. According to police, the suspects asked for a specific individual inside the home and went upstairs. Once upstairs, they held two other victims at knife point and stole roughly $1,200. Police said one of the victims inside the home fired a handgun three times to scare off the suspects. The three victims suffered minor scratches from the knives.Police are investigating and no arrests have been made.