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Northern Ont. police arrest all three suspects wanted in home invasion

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Police in Moose Factory, Ont., have arrested now arrested all three suspects in connection to an ongoing investigation into a weekend home invasion. 

Members of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service were alerted to a disturbance that had occurred at a home in the Niskaway Street area of Moose Factory at about 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 26.

“Police learned three males entered the home, possibly armed with a firearm, and threatened the occupants before fleeing,” police said in a news release Monday.

One suspect, age 38, was arrested Nov. 26 and charged with break and enter, wearing a disguise, weapons possession and conspiracy to commit an indictable offence.

He has since been remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

Early Monday morning, a second suspect, 35, was arrested and will be charged with similar offences, along with assault with a weapon and two counts of failing to comply with a release order. Later Monday, a 30-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with similar offences, including two counts of uttering threats.

All three were remanded into custody following their court appearance.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the NAPS Northeast Region headquarters at 1-705-272-5600.

Moose Factory First Nation First Nation is located about 315 kilometres north of Timmins, Ont. 

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