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Armed Thieves Break Into B.C. House and Demand For Not Cash, But Dog

Police are investigating an incident, where two suspects broke into a Prince George house, demanding not money – but the dog.

The incident happened Friday evening, when two men carrying what looked like guns, threatened the occupants.

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The occupants refused and the suspects fled the scene, when police arrived. They arrested the two suspects shortly afterward in what appears to be a targeted incident.

“The suspects and one of the adult male victims were known to each other,” Prince George RCMP said in a news release. “No one, including the dog, was physically injured.”

RCMP said the two 23-year-old suspects are being held in custody, pending a court appearance on Tuesday.

Charges of break and enter to commit an indictable offence, possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence and assault with a weapon have been approved.

Meanwhile in Vancouver, police are looking for a suspect who attacked a teenager on the bus.

For more B.C. stories, head to our News section.

Dana Bowen

Dana Bowen is a born-and-raised Vancouverite, reporting on News and Events. Prior to 604 Now, Dana reported on arts and culture in Yellowknife, N.W.T.

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