WINNIPEG - Manitoba RCMP said they are searching for a man wanted in connection to a home invasion.
RCMP said a 1:30AM on Dec 22, officers were called to a serious home invasion in the Town of Russell.
The victim was a 32-year-old woman who required medical attention. She told officers that three men had entered her apartment and violently assaulted her while she slept. She was taken to a hospital in Winnipeg, and has now been released and recovering.
Officers arrested one suspect close to the scene carrying a stolen item from the apartment.
Elroy Lee Benn, 40, from Bird Tail First Nation, has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Robbery & Breaking and Entering.
Police also later arrested and charged Harley Hunter Mecas, 30-years-of age from Waywayseecappo First Nation, with Aggravated Assault, Robbery & Breaking and Entering.
A warrant for arrest has been issued for the third suspect. Christopher Leonard Benn, 32-years-of age from Waywayseecappo First Nation. Benn has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Robbery & Breaking and Entering. He is believed to be in Winnipeg.
the Russell RCMP at 204-773-3051, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.
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