Kings District RCMP are investigating a break and enter involving violence.
Last night at approximately 8:30 p.m., RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter into a residence in North Kentville.
Preliminary investigation determined that three males forcibly entered the residence of a 23- year- old North Kentville female who was accompanied by a 20-year- old Waterville man at the time. Once inside, an altercation occurred and the 20-year-old man was assaulted with a steel pipe and sprayed with bear spray. Both victims have since been treated by EHS and released.
The three assailants are described as white males wearing face masks. One of the males was wearing a brown jacket and another was wearing a black jacket. There is no further description available for the males.
The Kings District RCMP, Kentville Police Service, RCMP Police Dog and Forensic Identification Services are assisting with this investigation. The RCMP say the investigation is continuing and advise the public that this was not a random act.
Investigators are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact Kings District RCMP Detachment at 902-679-5555 or by contacting the Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202+ your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if Police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a reward from $5– $2000.