The victims of a brutal burglary and beating took the stand Tuesday in the trial of Aaron Pugh.
51-year-old Pugh is accused of breaking into a Buffalo Springs Lake home, beating the couple inside and robbing them. It happened on January 14th of last year, at least two suspects stole a substantial amount of cash, credit cards and a rifle.
Tuesday the victims described the horrific night. The man of the house said he was repeatedly beaten with a crowbar and a pistol. He said his hands were tied together and he feared for his life. All the while, his 5-year-old daughter was hiding for her safety.
If convicted, Pugh faces up to life in prison for burglary of a habitation with the intent to commit another felony. Two other suspects are still awaiting trial.
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