NEWS RELEASE · 26th April 2010
New Hazelton RCMP
In the early morning hours of April 22, 2010, three masked males forcefully entered a Kitwanga residence armed with weapons. One male occupant of the residence was assaulted and bound. Various items and an undisclosed amount of cash were taken as a result of this home invasion. The male victim was able to free himself and call the police.
As a result of the investigation by the New Hazelton RCMP, three adult males from Gitwangak were arrested over the past weekend and are facing the following charges:
Break and Enter, Robbery while armed with a weapon, forcible confinement, using a disguise in committing these offences.
All three males are appearing in court for April 27th, 2010 in Smithers.
The New Hazelton RCMP would like to advise the public that the victim was targeted and this was not a random act.