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Saanich police investigating after break-in leaves man with serious injuries

A forced break and enter at a home in Saanich Sunday morning. Photo courtesy: Allen Felker.
A forced break and enter at a home in Saanich Sunday morning. Photo courtesy: Allen Felker.

Saanich police are investigating after they received a report of a man who forced his way into a home and assaulted a victim with a weapon Sunday morning.

The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Paskin Way.

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Two men from Saanich, a 32-year-old and a 42-year-old, were arrested and face various charges, including assault with a weapon, break and enter, and theft.

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The investigation led police to a home in the 4100 Block of Barrington Road. The Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team was called in to safely arrest those believed to be responsible for the incident.

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Police say everyone involved is known to each other and there’s no risk to the public.

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The victim suffered serious injuries.

The Saanich Police Detective Division in concert with the Forensic Identification Section are responsible for the ongoing investigation.

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