Toronto-area man facing charges in ‘violent’ break and enter in Niagara Region

One person was injured in a 'violent' break-in at a home in Grimsby overnight Nov. 15, 2023. Don Mitchell / Global News

An Etobicoke, Ont. man is facing charges following a violent residential break-and-enter in Grimsby Wednesday morning, say Niagara police.

Detectives say the accused was located by a K-9 team after officers encountered another man with serious injuries around 3 a.m. Tuesday at a home in the area of Main Street East and Robinson Street North.

“The initial investigation determined that unknown suspects had broken into the victim’s home and assaulted him,” a police spokesperson said in an email.

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“The victim was able to free himself and get help.”

A 28-year-old from the Toronto area is facing four charges in all, including break and enter as well as forcible confinement.

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