Burglars Hold NBA Player's Wife at Gunpoint: Cops

Stephen Jackson of Charlotte was out of town
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 23, 2010 4:50 PM CDT
This April 21, 2010, file photo shows Charlotte Bobcats guard Stephen Jackson (1) going up for a shot in front during a first-round NBA basketball playoff series game in Orlando, Fla.   (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
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(Newser) – Three armed intruders who robbed the house of a Charlotte Bobcats guard while he was away at a basketball camp broke in and held his wife at gunpoint, the Charlotte Observer reports. Stephen Jackson's wife, Renata, was then locked in a bathroom, and the men proceeded to steal valuables. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they don't know why the $1.7 million house, which is in a gated community, was targeted.
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