Masked men beat, rob victim at NW Side home

SAPD: Man beaten outside home in 4000 block of Glenrock Drive


SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for three armed men who they said beat and robbed a man at his Northwest Side home early Wednesday morning.

Police investigators said the men, who were wearing black masks, approached the owner of the home in the 4000 block of Glenrock Drive around 3:30 a.m. Police said the man told them he was standing in his yard at the time.

Police say they threatened him with a gun, beat him up, forced their way into the house, and stole a small safe with jewelry inside.

Officers say during the attack, the man's girlfriend was able to escape through the back door. She made her way to the street and found a delivery truck driver who helped her call 911.

Neighbor Paul Manna started the community's homeowner's association, and said it worries him to see violence like this in his own neighborhood.

"It's a reality of what's been happening throughout the city, but it's the first time that's happened here," Manna said.

Police say this does not seem to be a random crime and that this man was specifically being targeted.

That comes as a shock to Manna, who personally knows the couple.

"They're very very nice people. They've been here as far as I know, at least 10 years," he said.

Manna is thankful his neighbor only suffered scrapes and bruises and hopes police will catch his attackers. Investigators say the three men are dressed in dark clothes, and may be driving a blue Nissan 360Z.

If you have any information about this crime, you're asked to call the San Antonio Police Department.

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