June 14, 2017 12:11 pm

Halifax police charge 4 men after attempted break-in

Halifax police are investigating a break and enter that happened on Tuesday morning

Cory McGraw/Global News

Halifax Regional Police have charged four men after someone reported that people were trying to break into their home on Tuesday morning.

According to police, officers responded to an address on Acadia Street shortly before 2 a.m. after a report of two men attempting to gain entry into a residence.

Before police could arrive, the men reportedly fled in a vehicle.

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Police say the men had their faces covered, were wearing black clothing and one was armed with a knife.

A vehicle was eventually stopped and four men were arrested before being held in police custody overnight.

A person at the home on Acadia Street suffered a non-life-threatening injury and was taken to hospital before being released.

Police say that their investigation has revealed that the injured person and their suspects did not know one another and that the person was not their intended target.

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Shaquen James Bowden, 21, Anthony Alfrado Corradini, 19, Darcy Raymond Delbert Caldwell, 28, Kerry Lee Sampson, 31, have all been charged with one count each of break and enter, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Caorradini has also been charged with one count of disguise with intent and three counts of breach of probation.

All four are scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court later today.

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