Suspects in home invasion in court today

Dave Kearsey
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Two men facing a number a charges in relation to a home invasion Friday night will appear in provincial court in Corner Brook today.

he incident happened at a Humber Road home around 9:30 p.m.

The 53-year-old homeowner had just arrived home from work when he found the two accused inside his residence.

Police say the man was restrained with plastic cable ties before the suspects left the house carrying electronic goods and an undisclosed amount of cash.

The homeowner, who declined comment when contacted by The Western Star, managed to free himself from the plastic cable ties and called for police assistance.

He was taken to hospital for treatment of a cut on his hand, a direct result of trying to get his hands free, and later released from Western Memorial Regional Hospital.

Both men accused of the invasion live in Massey Drive.

Andre Lecuyer, 33, who is not from Newfoundland, is charged with break and enter, forcible confinement, robbery with violence and disguise with intent. He appeared in weekend and statutory holidays court via teleconference Saturday morning and was remanded into custody until this morning’s court appearance.

Kirby Spence, a 19-year-old Newfoundlander, is facing charges of robbery with violence, disguise with intent, break and enter, possession of property obtained through crime and breach of a court order.

Police described the incident as a targeted event.

Geographic location: Humber Road, Western Star, Massey Drive Newfoundland

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