Police have charged a person they are saying broke into two totally different properties in Stephenville, assaulted a complete of 4 individuals, resisted arrest and wanted to be Tasered to finish a standoff.
Bay St. George RCMP say the primary incident occurred round 2 a.m. on Wednesday.
Officers had been alerted to a report of a house invasion in an residence. Police allege the person broke in, assaulted a person after which robbed him at knifepoint. The resident fled to get assist and, in response to police, the suspect then allegedly sexually assaulted one other individual within the residence, earlier than fleeing.
The RCMP and Okay-9 unit continued to seek for the person all through the night time.
Round 11 a.m., police stated they discovered the person, who had barricaded himself in one other residence complicated, with a lady inside. Police say they tried to barter with him to depart. Through the deadlock, the suspect assaulted the lady, RCMP stated.
Officers pressured their means in to the residence, and stated the person resisted arrest. After a bodily altercation, the suspect was Tasered and brought into custody.
RCMP stated they realized one other man had already been assaulted and robbed earlier than officers arrived on scene.
The suspect, 40, is dealing with greater than a dozen expenses, together with theft, sexual assault and illegal confinement.
He was remanded into custody, and is scheduled to seem in courtroom Nov. 23.
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