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Investigators searching for 2 men in connection to Charleston home invasion

McKnight and Johnson (Source: Charleston PD) McKnight and Johnson (Source: Charleston PD)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities with the Charleston Police Department are on the lookout for two men in connection to a home invasion in downtown Charleston. 

Investigators are searching for John Edward McKnight and Blanton Dewitt Johnson. Police say the suspects should be considered armed and dangerous.

The men are wanted for a home invasion on Dec. 5, 2014 at a residence on Reid Street in downtown Charleston. 

A police report states that three male subjects wearing all black forcefully entered the home. The homeowner said the suspects "crashed" through the front door then began to grab individuals in the home and bring them to the living room. 

CPD officials say the suspects are wanted on multiple arrest warrants including attempted armed robbery, first-degree burglary and possession of a firearm during a violent crime. 

If you have any information you are asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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