RCMP respond to home invasion

Police investigate home invasion, seek information on suspicious individual

  • Jan. 27, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Cranbrook RCMP responded to a home invasion on January 23rd, 2015 at approximately 11:30pm, in the 1300 block of 10th Street South, Cranbrook.

Two unidentified males wearing masks and brandishing blunt weapons forced their way into a residence demanding property from the occupants.

The suspects fled the residence empty handed prior to the 9-1-1 call to police.

Cranbrook general duty officers, municipal traffic and auxiliary constables along with Southeast District police dog service responded to the report but, were unable to locate the individuals responsible.

Cranbrook RCMP believe the suspects targeted the address in error.

In a separate incident, on January 26th, 2015 at approximately 4:00pm Cranbrook RCMP received a report of a suspicious male in the 1000 block of 11th Avenue South, Cranbrook.

The male is described in his early 20s with a goatee and was driving an older blue Honda Civic with a “baby on board” sign in the rear window.

The male is reported to have been acting suspiciously and making inappropriate comments to a pedestrian while driving by.  Police would like to speak to this individual regarding his behaviour.