LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – The Henderson Police Department reported that it arrested a suspect in connection with a weekend home invasion in the city.

According to HPD, the department responded to the 1000 block of Robbers Roost Avenue on April 13 in reference to a report of a home invasion. On the way to the scene, officers received information that the suspect, later identified as 38-year-old Phillip Richardson, entered the residence and battered two people, including the victim reporting the crime.

Officers arrived, entered the residence, quickly located Richardson and took him into custody. The two victims were taken to a nearby hospital for injuries sustained in the alleged attack.

Richardson was booked into the Henderson Detention Center for the following offenses:

  • 1 count of Burglary
  • 1 count of Home Invasion
  • 1 count of Robbery w/ a Deadly Weapon (DW)
  • 1 count of Battery w/ DW Resulting in Substantial Battery Harm
  • 1 count of Battery w/ DW Resulting in Substantial Battery Harm (Elderly Enhancement)
  • 2 counts of Trespass

Police called it an “isolated incident” and said there was no connection to any other incidents. Richardson is set to be arraigned in Henderson Justice Court on Tuesday.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit the Crime Stoppers website.

Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.


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