BURBANK, Calif., July 30 (UPI) — Police in Southern California said they were searching for three men who robbed a family of $20,000 by posing as FBI agents.
Burbank police said the men forced their way into a home just after midnight Wednesday while a couple and their teenage son were inside, The Burbank Leader reported Friday.
The invaders identified themselves as FBI agents.
Sgt. Robert Quesada said the men, who were armed, forced the family onto the floor and demanded cash.
Quesada said the robbers fled with $20,000 in a briefcase and drove off in a dark-colored sedan.
The sergeant said the family members sustained only minor bumps and bruises and they were treated at the scene by paramedics.