Winnipeg police arrest two men after violent home robbery
Henok Kebede, 18, and Hamza Masabo, 20, are facing numerous assault and weapon-related charges following a violent robbery on Lou Peltier Crescent Monday.
Published Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:04PM CST
Last Updated Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:06PM CST
Winnipeg police have arrested two men in relation to a residential robbery on Monday.
Police say several male suspects robbed a home on Lou Peltier Crescent around 8:00 p.m. on January 4.
The suspects concealed their weapons while forcing their way into the home. Police say they began demanding money and property from the victims.
The three residents of the home included a 30-year-old female, a 59-year-old female, and a 36-year-old male. Investigators say the victims were not allowed to leave the residence and were physically assaulted over a three-hour period.
Winnipeg police say the suspects stole the homeowner’s property, which including a Toyota Rav4.
Officers caught up with the stolen vehicle and the two suspects in the 1300 block of Concordia Avenue.
Henok Kebede, 18, and Hamza Masabo, 20, were arrested and taken into police custody.
Both men face numerous charges including three counts of armed robbery using a firearm, pointing a firearm, and possession of a weapon. The two suspects are also being charged with two counts of kidnapping, forcible confinement, and three counts of assault causing bodily harm.
Both males were remain in custody. Police are continuing the investigation.