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Posted on: January 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] NEW INFORMATION Hickory Grove Christmas Day Home Invasion on Smith Ford Rd.

FBI Bulletin offering $20,000 for information about Christmas Day home invasion

YORK COUNTY, SC - The FBI has increased the reward to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those involved in the home invasion that occurred on December 25, 2020 on Smith Ford Rd. Hickory Grove, SC.

Sadly, the female victim in this case has succumbed to the injuries sustained in the attack on Friday December 25, 2020.

On Friday, December 25, 2020, a violent home invasion occurred in Hickory Grove, South Carolina in which the elderly victims were attacked and beaten. Several items were stolen from within the home to include a handgun, jewelry, and cash. The victims of this crime were elderly. A dark colored vehicle was observed parked near the residence of where the crime occurred.

The suspects involved in this violent crime are described as follows: a White female approximately in her twenties; approximately 5’8”; approximately 130 pounds; with blonde hair. She was wearing dark blue pants and a black hooded sweatshirt. A White male from approximately 25 to 35 years of age, tall and with a thin build. A Black male from approximately 25 to 35 years of age, also tall with a thin build. The males were wearing surgical-style masks, similar to protection from COVID-19. Both males were wearing all black clothing and hooded sweatshirts.


Anyone with information regarding this crime should contact the York County Sheriff’s Office Detective directly at 803-280-6246. Or email the detective in charge Eddie Wong at [email protected]

You can also contact the FBI's Columbia Field Office at 803-551-4200. Additionally you may also contact your local FBI office, or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. The FBI Columbia Field Office website is

Anonymously submit information to Crime Stoppers of York County by phone 1-877-409-4321 or online at

FBI Bulletin offering $20,000 for information about Christmas Day home invasion

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