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VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Four people were in the home at 230 Blue Pool Drive just after midnight Tuesday morning when they heard a noise outside.

"They went to the door and four men in masks forced their way in, two with handguns and two with bats, demanding money and demanded the people in the residence to get on the ground," Valdosta Police Department Lieutenant Aaron Kirk explained

The robbers assaulted two of the people in the home. "Couple of the victims did say they were struck with a bat. Minor injuries, nothing serious, no EMS was called," said Kirk.

In December, another gunman tried to rob the people at this same home, but they fought back and held him until police showed up and arrested him.

Neighbors didn't want to go on camera, but one woman did say she now plans to have a security system installed in her home.

So far, police don't have an accurate description of the suspects. "They're believed to all be male, believed to be African American; medium build, thin build," Kirk explained. "[We] don't have a lot of description because they were covered up with clothing and masks."

Kirk says it's always a good idea to call the police if you hear something suspicious around your home.

"If you hear somethin' suspicious that's got you worried, I would call the police and have them come check it out. If you don't see somethin' outside, there's no need to open the door," Kirk pointed out.

If you have any information about this case, call Valdosta Police at 229-242-2606.

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