At about 1:20 this morning three men armed with a machete and sawed off-shotgun broke into a home on Stella Avenue terrorizing the five residents including a 14-year-old girl while they robbed them.
The suspects demanded money and began filling a bag with video games that they found in the home. The victims were also ordered to hand over their personal belongings.
Police arrived in time to arrest the suspects. It was discovered that one of the suspects, a 40 year-old male was also responsible for an armed robbery from a commercial business on November 15th and two convenience stores on November 16th.
25 year-old John Peter Roulette-Linklater has been charged with robbery, break and enter, disguise with intent, kidnapping, possessing a weapon and failing to comply with a probation order.
40 year-old Julian Russell Hawk has been charged with robbery (X5), break and enter, disguise with intent, kidnapping and possessing a weapon.
25 year-old Terrance Ryan Asham has been charged with robbery, break and enter, disguise with intent, kidnapping, possessing a weapon, and numerous firearm charges.
All three men are being held at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.