UPDATE: Elderly couple hospitalized after home invasion in Kenosha County
Updated: 12:00 p.m. October 27, 2017
KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The couple in their 80s woke up to the sound of breaking glass in the middle of the night. Both the 84-year-old man and his 83-year-old wife sustained serious head injuries.
The break in happened around 2:30 a.m. and Sheriff's officials say the suspect broke in through a back or side door. They are not sure if anything was stolen.
Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth says the break in is unusual for the area.
The 84-year-old man drove himself to Kenosha Fire Station 6 which is a little distance away from the house. He knocked on the fire station door and the firefighters called for help.
The man was taken by ambulance to St. Catherine's hospital and then flown to Froedtert. The 83-year-old woman was taken by Flight For Life from the scene. Both are expected to survive their injuries.
The suspect is still on the run and is only identified as a dark skinned adult man.
Updated: 9:26 a.m. October 27, 2017
KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An elderly couple is in the hospital following a home invasion in Kenosha County.
Investigators say an 84-year-old man and his 83-year-old wife were airlifted to a local hospital with serious head injuries.
The Kenosha County Sheriff's Office says the man woke up to the sound of breaking glass and when he went to investigate he encountered one suspect. The suspect is still at large.
Updated: 9:04 a.m. October 27, 2017
KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- In a press release the Kenosha County Sheriff's Office says the scene on 18th Street is a home invasion. The home where the incident occurred is located between 34th and 39th Avenues and happened a little after 2:30 a.m.
Both people in the home were injured during the incident. A neighbor tells CBS 58 the home owners were in their 80s. At least one victim was taken by Flight For Life.
Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth will be holding a press conference at 10:30 a.m. CBS 58 will carry that press conference live online. You can watch by clicking here.
Posted: 7:32 a.m. October 27, 2017
KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Kenosha County Sheriff's Office is investigating after at least one person was airlifted to a local hospital.
The scene is located in the area of 18th Street and 39th Avenue. According to Flight for Life, the call came in around 3:00 a.m. Friday.
Details are limited at this time. Stay tuned to CBS 58 on air and online for the latest on this developing story.