Nederland Police: Woman wakes up to seeing armed men in her bedroom

Published 1:43 pm Monday, May 15, 2023

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

NEDERLAND — A Nederland woman reportedly woke up Monday morning to see two masked men in her bedroom demanding the code to a safe.

Nederland Police Chief Gary Porter said this was not a random burglary but a targeted break-in.

The call came in at approximately 8:15 a.m. Monday for a home in the 1100 block of 15th Street.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

The woman described the intruders as black males, one with a gun in his belt and another with a pistol in a backpack that she saw.

They demanded the code to a safe, but the woman did not have the information and the men left, Porter said.

A wallet was reported missing.

A possible suspect vehicle is a silver GMC Terrain.

Those with information on the crime are asked to call Nederland Police at 409-723-1516 or Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas at 409-833-TIPS.