Leeds OPP investigate assault, home invasion in South Elmsley

Don Mitchell / Global News

Two people have been arrested following a home invasion in South Elmsley township on Saturday.

On Oct. 24 just after 4:30 a.m., officers from the Rideau Lakes office, Lanark OPP and Smiths Falls Police were called to a home on Highway 15.

According to a media release, the residents, who were in the house at the time, reported that two males entered the home and assaulted them.

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Minor injuries were sustained.

Nicholas Cassell, 32, of South Elmsley township and 33-year-old Tyler Curran from Almonte have both been charged with two counts of assault, breaking and entering and mischief under $5,000.

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Both accused were held for bail and later released. They are scheduled to appear at the Ontario court of justice in Brockville at a later date to answer the charges.

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