Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Five in custody for home invasion

Five men are in police custody following a report of a home invasion in Rio Claro last week. 

The five were held on Friday during an operation led by officers from the Eastern Division led by ASP Jankie and Sgt Richardson. 

Several of the stolen items were recovered, including iPads, liquor and perfumes. 

The five are expected to be charged this week. 

The incident took place at about 3am on Wednesday at a home along Tabaquite Road. 

Police were told the businessman was asleep at his home with his wife and daughters, when four men forced their way inside. 

The men were armed, police were told. 

They then tied up the family as they demanded cash. 

The suspects were able to seize three registered weapons that the businessman kept, along with a quantity of cash, electronics and alcohol. 

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