Saint-Hyacinthe home invasion ends in police chase
Two youth were injured overnight after the vehicle they were in crashed into a guardrail after they attempted to flee from police.
Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Stéphane Tremblay said the events began at 12:30 a.m. Saturday in Saint-Hyacinthe, roughly 60 km southeast of Montreal.
Local police were called to a residence on des Seigneurs Street for a home invasion.
Police said it appears three people showed up at the home and threatened the occupant with a knife, before fleeing in a vehicle with various items.
A description of the vehicle was made available to surrounding police detachments and was spotted at around 2 a.m. on Highway 116 in Upton.
Tremblay said police attempted to intercept the vehicle, but the driver fled, only to lose control and crash a few seconds later.
The two people in the vehicle — an 18-year-old male and a female who is a minor — suffered minor injuries in the collision.
They were both taken to hospital for treatment.
The pair was expected to meet with investigators later in the day Saturday.
The third suspect, a male, has yet to be located.
Police said the suspects could face several charges, including armed robbery and dangerous driving.
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