Violent break and enter in Glenmore

"The resident was home at the time of the occurrence and an altercation ensued involving a number of suspects," say police.

  • Thu Feb 18th, 2016 6:00pm
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One person was shot and five have been arrested following a violent Wednesday morning break and enter.

On Feb. 17 at 9:45 am, the Kelowna RCMP were called to the scene of a break and enter to a residence in the 1400 block of Glenmore Road north.

“The resident was home at the time of the occurrence and an altercation ensued involving a number of suspects,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey.

“The investigation has led to the arrest of five people for a variety of offences. One of those arrested has been taken to hospital for the treatment of injuries believed to be sustained during the break-in. His injuries are being described as serious in nature, but are believed to be non-life threatening.”

This appears to be an isolated incident, and the Kelowna RCMP do not believe that the public is in any risk. The resident was unharmed during the altercation.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP GIS at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.