Break and Enter turned into Serious Assault

Police say just before 10:00 pm on Tuesday night,  the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP responded to a report of a break & enter that turned into a violent disturbance where an alleged assault took place at a home on Centennial Drive in Vernon. 

Officers say a man broken into the home and allegedly attacked and stabbed another man  in the arm. A 24 year old man who sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken for treatment. 

“Officers quickly converged on another residence, just blocks away, where the suspect was known to live. The suspect male was located and taken into custody without incident,” says RCMP spokesperson Cst. Kelly Brett. “This was a very targeted attacked involving all parties that are known to one another”. 

A 27 year old Vernon man is in custody and facing possible charges of break & enter with intent and assault causing bodily harm.