Two Charged In Violent Home Invasion

Blood at the site of a violent home invasion on Crimson Cres. December 10, 2014. Photo by Ashton Patis.

Two London men are facing weapons and assault charges in connection to a violent home invasion on Crimson Cres. in London.

Officers were called to a home in the city’s east end early yesterday morning in relation to an armed robbery.

The 56-year-old homeowner was beaten and taken to the hospital with serious injuries to the head after two armed men forced their way into his home. He has since been released from hospital.

Domisane Small and Ricardo Bartley, both 24, face the following charges:

  • Two counts of armed robbery
  • Two counts of assault with a weapon
  • Break and enter and commit robbery
  • Using¬†firearm during the commission of an indictable offence
  • Wearing a disguise
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a non-restricted firearm

Domisane Small also faces drug charges.

Police seized the following items:

  • Crowbar
  • Sawed-off single shot .22 rifle
  • iPhone (taken from the robbery)
  • 15 g of marijuana

The robbery unit continues to investigate.