Victim targeted in home invasion

Police had arrested four young offenders by 4 a.m. Monday morning.

  • Aug. 19, 2013 7:00 a.m.

A home in the 2400 block of 3rd Street South was invaded at around 2 a.m. on Monday, August 19.

“Weapons were brandished – a knife and a baseball bat – but no one was injured in the incident,” said Cpl. Chris Newel.

“The suspects were known to the victim and police quickly determined the victim was targeted.”

Police had arrested four young offenders by 4 a.m. Monday morning.

All four are currently in custody and will appear in court Monday. Two are charged with possession of a weapon, one with fail to comply with conditions, and all four with break and enter.

If you have any information on this or other crimes please call the Cranbrook RCMP at 250-489-3471. Or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) from anywhere in British Columbia and report what you know. Or you can leave a secure tip online, http://cintek.com/crimestoppers/tips.html.