Gainesville couple held at gun point, deputies searching for four men
It was a normal afternoon for the Sanchez family until someone knocked on their door asking for help.
Yolanda Sanchez said she opened the door to four men who asked to use the phone.
"I started walking and suddenly they threw me to the ground so hard, held a gun to my head and said, 'This is an assault, don't move''," she said.
The family just moved into the Gainesville home at SW 22nd Pl a few months ago. They said this was the last thing they expected.
They said they were thrown onto the couch and held at gun point, while the group searched the home.
"They pushed my wife and she's disabled with spinal cord injuries.. the most important thing was that I didn't want her to get hurt," Angel Sanchez said.
The couple describes the suspects as four black males, in their early 20s, heights ranging from 5'2" to 5'9'"
They said the men left the house a complete disaster, stealing jewelry, medication, money, cell phones and their van, but it could be more.
Alachua County Sheriff's Deputies are asking for the community's help finding these four men. Officers said they left driving the family's grey Honda Odyssey with a disabled sticker on the back.
If you see or know anything police urge you to call crime stoppers.