Miami-Dade County

Parents and 2 young kids robbed in Miami home invasion

Two female home invaders terrorized a Miami family early Monday, including two young children, in a home invasion at a Miami duplex.

The robbery happened about 3:30 a.m. at the home of Maynor Martinez 30, and Nataly Alcantara, 29,, according to Miami police.

One of the robbers robbers pointed a gun at the couple and the other “told them that they would shoot and kill their children if they did not give them money,” Miami police spokesman Freddie Cruz said.

CBS4 reported that the two female robbers got away with $300, a purse and two cellphones, but not before they threatened to shoot the parents and their 1 1/2-year-old boy and a 2-month-old girl.

Alcantara stold CBS4 that she held her daughter close as the women ransacked the home. Her son woke up to the screaming, she said, and that’s when one of the women pointed a gun at him.

Miami police are searching for the suspects in the home invasion at 1223 NW 28th Ave.

Police described one suspect as a white, Hispanic woman, 25 to 35 years old, with a tattoo or birthmark on her neck and a disabled eyelid.

The other suspect also is described as a white, Hispanic woman, 25 to 35, with a disabled neck.

One woman had a knife, the other had a gun, police said.