KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Knoxville man says he had a bit of a harrowing experience overnight after apparently walking in on a burglary, then being forced into a car by the intruders.
A man called police about 4:00 this morning and told them he walked in on two men burglarizing his home on Harold Avenue in East Knoxville
The victim says both suspects had guns.
He says they ransacked his home, stole a few things, then ordered him to the back seat of his car.
After driving him around awhile before stopping the car near Green Hills apartments where they fled on foot.
The victim was unharmed.
Police are looking for two black male suspects. One is believed to be 16 to 18 years old, about 6' 1", 150 to 160 pounds wearing all black clothing. The other suspect is described as 6' tall with a thin build.
If you saw anything suspicious in the area, or have any other information, call the Knoxville Police tip line at 865-215-7212.
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