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Home invasion victims wanted for questioning

Home invasion victims wanted for questioning

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) - In an unusual twist, the Escambia County Sheriff's Office in Florida is looking for victims of a home invasion. Authorities have not said why they are wanted for questioning.

Authorities say three men, Justin Cook, Jonathan Coffey and Joshua Miskimens, broke into a home on Ashland Avenue in Pensacola on April 13t around 1:33 in the morning. They held homeowner John Linley and his girlfriend Tara Cook at gunpoint. The trio robbed Linley of money and guns, and kidnapped Cook. Tara Cook is the ex-wife of suspect Justin Cook. Authorities say the suspects took the stolen items and Cook to Seminole, AL. Then drove back to Florida where they were spotted at the Circle K on West Nine Mile Road. The kidnapping victim was found unharmed.

According to ECSO, Cook was arrested and charged with robbery home invasion with a firearm, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment, tampering with evidence, grand theft and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Coffey and Miskimens were also arrested and charged with robbery home invasion with a firearm, false imprisonment, tampering with evidence, and grand theft.

If you know where John Linley and Tara Cook are please call the ECSO at 850-436-9620 or call CrimeStoppers at 850-433-STOP.


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