Elderly siblings attacked in the Heights

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HOUSTON - An elderly brother and sister were attacked and robbed at their Houston Heights home early Tuesday morning.

It happened around 3 a.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Laird Street.

Houston police said a 73-year-old woman was returning home from work when she got out of her vehicle was approached by three armed men in ski masks.

Police said the men forced their way into her home and stole the woman's purse and wallet.

The woman's 68-year-old brother was also in the home.

Both victims were hit by the suspects, but their injuries did not require medical treatment.

Police said the robbers then drove off in a blue car.

The victim's could not provide descriptions of the men beyond them wearing ski masks.

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