Florence man charged with assault, burglary following home invasion

Florence man charged with assault, burglary following home invasion

FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - Florence police responded to the 300 block of South Eclipse Street at midnight Saturday to a reported home invasion.

The victims said two men, one armed with a rifle and one believed to be armed with a bat, broke through the front door of the home and assaulted one of the occupants of the home.

Investigators responded and their investigation has led to charges being filled against Thomas Edward Wallace, 23, of Florence.

Wallace is charged with first degree assault and first degree burglary. He is currently being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center on $55,000 bond.

Police are still searching for a second suspect in this case. If you have information about this crime, you can contact the Florence Police Department at 256-760-6610 or text a tip to 274637 using keyword "FPDTIP" plus your message.Copyright 2015 WAFF. All rights reserved.

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