Man hit with hammer, kicked during robbery

Michael Luker (Source: LMDC)
Michael Luker (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A robbery turned into assault when two people pushed and kicked the victim of a home invasion.

According to police, Michael Luker, 36, and Michael Luckenbill knocked on the front door of a house in the 4100 block of Summerview Drive on Sunday. When the victim opened the front door, the two suspects forced their way into the home. The victim said he was punched in the face, pushed back and forcefully taken into his back bedroom.

While in the bedroom, the victim was kicked and hit with a hammer by Luckenbill . During the assault, both men asked for money and jewelry. They left with $800, a gold necklace and Hydrocodone pills.

Luker was arrested on Tuesday and is being charged with robbery.

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