Creston man surprises alleged house robbers

A Creston man surprised two suspects as they were allegedly robbing his home on Saturday, April 20.

  • Apr. 29, 2013 9:00 a.m.

A Creston man surprised two suspects as they were allegedly robbing his home on Saturday, April 20.

The resident returned home with some friends just as the suspects were leaving.

The home occupant and a friend were allegedly assaulted when they disrupted the break and enter, according to a statement from Creston RCMP.

One of the suspects was apprehended by the resident and friends, and taken into custody by Creston RCMP.

The second suspect ran away, but RCMP caught up with him on Tuesday, April 23.

Further investigation by Creston police revealed that the two suspects were involved in other violent offences that had occurred the same evening but had not yet been reported to RCMP.

Prior to the alleged break and enter, the two suspects were reported to be at a party where they became involved in physical alterations with local residents.

A male was assaulted by one of the suspects and his necklace was stolen.

Another male was struck over the head with a glass bottle. He was transported to Creston Hospital where he received stitches to his wound.

Brenton Chambers, 21, faced a judge and was remanded in custody pending a court appearance in Cranbrook on May 2. He has been charged with robbery, break and enter, and two counts of assault.

Travis Hennessy, 22, was remanded in custody to appear in Creston court on April 29. Hennessy has been charged with assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, break and enter, and two counts of assault.

If anyone has information regarding the above incidents or other crimes, please contact Creston RCMP at 250-428-9313.