uleomh · 2021-09-22 0

Man arrested in home invasion

Several OPP officers suffered minor injuries during the arrest of a man in connection with an afternoon home invasion in Orillia.

Police say officers responded to a home invasion in progress at a residence near the intersection of Coldwater Road and Peter Street at about 2:45 on Wednesday.

A male suspect was apprehended, with several officers receiving minor injuries during the arrest.

The suspect was taken into custody and was to appear for a bail hearing on April 16.

A 49-year-old Orillia man is charged with several Criminal Code offenses, including robbery, break and enter, assault, assaulting police, and uttering threats.