Police make 2nd arrest in Corner Brook home invasion
Police in Corner Brook have arrested and charged a second person in connection with a home invasion on Humber Road Friday night.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said a 19-year-old Massey Drive man was arrested on Saturday, and is facing charges of robbery with violence, disguise with intent, break and entry, possession of property obtained by crime and breach of a court order.
The accused is being held in police custody for a court appearance on Sunday morning by teleconference.
On Friday night, police arrested a 33-year-old Massey Drive man, in connection with the incident. He made a court appearance on Saturday via teleconference, and was remanded into custody. The accused will appear again in provincial court on Monday. He faces charges of break and enter, forcible confinement, robbery with violence and disguise with intent.
It is alleged that the two men had their faces concealed and were in possession of weapons when the 53-year-old victim returned to his home around 9:30 on Friday night.
Police said the victim was restrained using plastic cable ties, and the suspects then fled the scene with several electronic devices and an undisclosed quantity of cash.
The victim sustained what's believed to be a non-life threatening laceration on his hand.
Police believe this was a targeted act, and ask anyone with information to contact the RNC at (709) 637-4100.
The investigation is ongoing and further charges may be laid.