Thieves break in . . . but there was somebody home; they restrained victim before stealing items and fleeing

On July 11, 2019 at approximately 5:56 a.m., members of the Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery in a residence on Kenyon Concession Road 8 in North Glengarry Township.

The investigation has determined that two individuals, wearing disguises, broke into the residence and held the victim against his will; the suspects then stole items from the house before fleeing in a vehicle.

Officers responding to the call located the vehicle a short distance away with the victim inside. The culprits had since left the scene. The victim was not injured.

On July 12, 2019 a 30-year-old man of Cornwall, Ontario was arrested and charged with;

– Robbery with weapon

– Disguise with intent

– Forcible confinement

– Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose

– Break and enter

– Fail to comply with conditions of a probation order ( two counts)


A 23-year-old Cornwall woman was arrested and charged with;

– Robbery with intent

– Break and enter

– Fail to comply with conditions of a recognizance

– Conspiracy to commit indictable offence

Both were held in custody (bail) pending an appearance at Cornwall Court.

Assault with a weapon

On July 13, 2019 at approximately 8:56am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a disturbance on industrial drive in North Glengarry Township.

Investigation indicated that an altercation occurred between two adult males.  The accused male broke into the residence and the accused male struck the victim with a weapon and assaulted the victim as well.

The victim was transported to hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.

The accused male and victim are known to each other.

A 29-year-old St-Polycarpe man was arrested and is charged with;

– Assault with a weapon

– Aggravated Assault

– Break and enter

He was held in custody (bail) and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall.


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