Two people are in custody after a home invasion at a Hialeah home that also ended up being a grow house.
Hialeah Police said around 7 a.m. Thursday, the owner of a home on West 62nd Street went outside to feed his birds.
That’s when two people, wearing masks and bulletproof vests, went up to him and identified themselves as police.
Somehow, the homeowner and the two people ended up inside the home. Once inside, the homeowner quickly realized that they were not officers.
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Police said the two people then started beating up the homeowner while demanding money. They then went to his wife and asked her if anyone else was in the home. She said no.
Meanwhile, their 16-year-old daughter was in the bathroom calling police.
A SWAT team who happened to be in the area was able to catch up with the two suspects.
Officers said once police went into the home during their investigation, they discovered 15 pounds of marijuana buds hanging in a room along with growing materials.
Police said pot was apparently being dealt out of the Hialeah house.
The home invaders are facing robbery and battery charges.
It is unclear who will be charged for the pot inside the home.