Police Arrest Torrington Home Invasion Suspect - NBC Connecticut

Police Arrest Torrington Home Invasion Suspect

Police are searching for Kirby Martinez.



    Police Arrest Torrington Home Invasion Suspect
    Police identified one suspect as Kirby Martinez and think he might be in New York.

    Police have arrested one suspect in a home invasion and assault on Litchfield Street in Torrington on Friday night and are searching for him.

    Twenty-six-year-old Kirby Martinez of Norwalk Street in Torrington was arrested Tuesday. Police said he turned himself in after learning there was a warrant for his arrest.

    According to police, the 31-year-old resident of 260 Litchfield Street answered a knock at his door around 6 p.m. on Oct. 18 and two men at the door forced their way inside.

    The victim was transported to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries and has been released, according to police.

    Martinez is charged with home invasion, conspiracy to commit a home invasion, first-degree robbery, first-degree assault, unlawful restraint and third-degree larceny.

    Police said another suspect is still on the run. He's described as a medium-skinned man, possibly Hispanic, in his 20s or 30s, standing about 5'8" tall.

    Police said the victim and attackers knew each other and the men beat and pistol-whipped the resident, then took an unidentified amount of cash.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Torrington police at 860-489-2090 or call the anonymous tip line at 860-489-2065.