THUNDER BAY – Police in Thunder Bay report there was an apparent home invasion in the city overnight. Thunder Bay Police received a 911 call just after 6:30PM EDT on October 21, 2014 by a home owner who had just been assaulted by individuals who entered his Halton Street residence.
The 18 year old male victim stated that four masked males entered his home and assaulted him and then fled in a vehicle.
Officers proceed to a John Street residence and located a number of individuals believed to be involved in this incident.
Police state that a seventeen-year-old male was placed under arrest on an outstanding warrant for being Unlawfully at Large.
He has also been charged with Break & Enter, Assault and Mischief in connection with this incident. The suspect appeared in court today.
Two other eighteen-year-old males were also taken into custody and have since been released unconditionally.
A vehicle that was involved in this incident had been towed by police and has also been released.
Investigation has revealed more information and police are currently looking for two known male suspects. Warrants have been requested for an eighteen-year-old man and a twenty-year-old man.
Police state, “The victim and one of the suspects are familiar with each other and this appears to be a targeted incident. The victim in this incident did not require medical attention. The investigation is continuing”.