Volusia Co. man robbed, burned during home invasion, deputies say

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VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A violent home invasion in Deltona led to a man being beaten and burned, deputies said.

Deputies said they were called around 11:15 p.m. Monday to a home on Mapleshade Street and found the victim, Rayborne Nesbitt, 42, in a nearby yard.

Nesbitt, who had lacerations and burn marks on his back and head told authorities that four men took turns beating Nesbitt, deputies said.

Nesbitt told deputies that he was in bed around 10 p.m. when he heard a knock at his door, went to answer and found four males wearing masks. He said three of the men pointed had guns at him, and all four pushed their way into the house, demanding money.

The four men left with cash and have not been caught.

Nesbitt was taken to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Deputies said they do not believe the home invasion was random.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 386-860-7030 or Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida, toll-free, at 888-277-TIPS. Information also can be submitted by downloading the smartphone app from the Crime Stoppers website (http://www.westopcrime.com/). Callers to Crime Stoppers will remain anonymous and can qualify for a reward of up to $5,000.