RCMP investigating home invasion in Eskasoni First Nation

RCMP are investigating a home invasion in Eskasoni First Nation on Saturday.

Eskasoni RCMP responded to a call around 11:45 p.m. reporting two men had forced their way into a home on Cremo's Lane.

Officers say the pair rushed at a man who was inside the home, and then assaulted the man and a woman, who was also in the home at the time.

They say the woman fell, coming close to landing on top of a child who was on a couch.

One of the suspects had their face covered to protect their identity.

Police say the male victim retaliated, causing injury to one of the suspects, and they both ran from the home.

They say a 15-year-old boy was arrested and later released.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police or Crime Stoppers.