Brampton Man Arrested After Home Invasion Involving Bear Spray


A Brampton man is facing charges in connection with a violent home invasion that police say involved the use of bear spray and batons.

Guelph police recently reported that in the early evening of May 30, two men forced their way into a residence on Waterloo Ave. while three people were inside the home. Police say a struggle ensued and that bear spray and batons were used during the altercation.

All parties sustained minor injuries.

Police were called to the scene and located and arrested one of two suspects a short distance away after he fled the scene.

Police believe the attack was targeted.

A 35 year old Brampton man is in custody and will appear in bail court. He has been charged with a total of 13 offences, including break and enter, assault and weapons related charges.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst A. McArthur at 519-824-1212 at extension #7105 or amcarthur [at] guelphpolice [dot] ca . Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at

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