Residents threatened and one assaulted during a Prescott home invasion

An SD&G OPP cruiser. Smith photo, Nation Valley News file

AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP — One resident assaulted during a home invasion around 11:30 a.m. on December 19 at a Meadowview Drive residence in Maitland, Augusta Township. Four male suspects forced entry into the home while armed with weapons, threatening the two residents. One resident was assaulted and suffered minor injuries. The suspects stole some property at the location and departed in a vehicle. 

The investigation is currently ongoing and the Grenville County OPP Crime Unit and the OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit attended to assist with this investigation.

The OPP are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the OPP Provincial Communications Centre at 1-888-310-1122, or the Prescott OPP detachment at 613-925-4221. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may wish to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

This article was edited to clarify the location of the incident.

                                                       

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