Police Charge Suspect After Essex Break-In

A 29-year-old from Essex is being charged in connection with a home break-in and robbery.

Joshua Erdodi has been arrested and charged after a home on Steven Court in the Viscount Estates area was broken into by a number of disguised suspects with weapons around 1am on Wednesday.

The suspects made off with some cash after confronting the residents in the home.

Erdodi's charges include robbery with a firearm and assault with a weapon.

Erdodi is in police custody and expected to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.

Police add they're close to arresting a second suspect connected to the break-in.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) where you could be eligible for a cash reward.