Two people arrested after home invasion in Union County

(Left to right) Cathy Blankenship, 44 of Waxhaw; Katrina Ann Taylor; Tyler Greco, 22 of Indian Trail

Two people have been taken into custody after authorities say they broke into a woman’s home one of the suspects assaulted her.

Tyler James Greco, 22 of Indian Trail, is charged with a series of crimes related to a home invasion that occurred last Thursday afternoon at a residence in the Villages of Wesley Chapel neighborhood, according to the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

Around 1:40 pm last Thursday, deputies responded to a call from a woman who reported that she was asleep in her bedroom and was awakened by a man wearing a mask.  The male suspect allegedly assaulted her and removed items from her home, including firearms, deputies said.

According to the victim, a woman was with the man and the pair fled the residence in her vehicle.  Deputies located the victim’s vehicle abandoned a short distance away. 

Greco is in the Union County Jail on the following charges: second degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault, breaking and entering, larceny and theft.

On Tuesday, September 15, Union County Sheriffs' Deputies arrested Katrina Ann Taylor at a home in Waxhaw in connection with the home invasion robbery.

Also charged was Cathy Michelle Blankenship, 44 of Waxhaw, for harboring Taylor. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Union County Sheriff's Office at 704-283-3789 or Union County Crimestoppers at 704-283-5600.