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Home invasion victim robbed by 3 men claiming to be DEA agents

Home invasion in the 1000 block of Doddridge
Home invasion in the 1000 block of Doddridge
Posted at 4:13 PM, Jan 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-20 18:32:17-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Corpus Christi man is recovering from the injuries he suffered in a violent home invasion.

The victim was forced to run down the street begging neighbors for help early Monday morning in the 1000 block of Doddridge near Staples Street.

The victim of the home invasion did not want his face to be seen on camera, but shared some details exclusively with KRIS 6 news about the attack.

“I’m banged up, they split my head and my eye,” the man said.

The victim says he was asleep in side his home along Doddridge Street in Corpus Christi late Sunday night when he was awakened by three intruders.

He said they were wearing black shirts and black masks and were yelling different things at him.

One of his claims was that they were with the Drug Enforcement Agency before demanding cash.

“I mean they came in here thinking they were gonna get money,” the man said. “There’s no money here, no drugs, nuthin.”

But before he could escape, he says he was beaten and bruised with injuries to his head.

Eventually, the man says he climbed out of his house through a window.

He explained he began frantically knocking on the doors of a couple of neighbors.

One of those neighbors told KRIS she woke up to the noise and saw a man covered in blood through the window. She was scared and called police.

"But nobody answered and then the one said 'Go to Stripes!' I went to Stripes and that guy he called the law, he called the paramedics or whatever.”

The victim is recovering after being treated at the hospital.

He did say the intruders took a television, shoes, a drill and his phone.

No one else was home when the incident occurred.