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1 arrested, others sought in Florence home invasion

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18-year-old Blake Austin Hines 18-year-old Blake Austin Hines
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

An elderly woman was attacked and robbed in the middle of the night at a home on McBurney Drive in Florence. Police are working to find two of the three men responsible.

Police have made one arrest in this case so far.

Blake Austin Hines, 18, is in the Lauderdale County Detention Center.

Police said Hines is one of three masked men who pulled an elderly woman from her bed and demanded money.

Investigators said the men took an undisclosed amount of money and other valuables from the home.

Hines faces a list of charges, including robbery and assault.

As for the victim, authorities said she is okay but shaken up.

"We want to get these people off the street as soon as possible. We are still actively searching for the other two," said Cliff Billingsley with the Florence Police Department.

If you have any information about the home invasion or know who the other two men are, call the Florence Police Department immediately.

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