Suspects arrested following investigation into a home invasion

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On July 25, 2021, police responded to a report of a disturbance in a residence shortly after 10:00 pm.  An investigation in to the matter revealed that a 41-year-old male and a 22-year-old female forced their way into a residence on Basswood Bay and proceeded to assault the residents while attempting to steal cash.  Police arrested the two suspects at the residence.  One of the residents received injuries, but declined medical attention. Further investigation revealed that the suspects possessed an airsoft pistol during the robbery.

The 41-year-old male suspect was to abide by a Release Order not to possess weapons or attend Brandon.  He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Break and Enter and Commit, Armed Robbery, Assault with a Weapon, Forcible Confinement, and Fail to Comply with Release Order X2.

The 22-year-old female suspect was found to be wanted on outstanding charges of Fail to Comply with Probation.  She was also lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court on additional charges of Break and Enter and Commit, Armed Robbery, Assault with a Weapon, Forcible Confinement.