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Two more men charged in View Royal home invasion

West Shore RCMP major crimes investigators arrested two more teenagers on Thursday in relation to a violent home invasion in View Royal this week.

Four young men in hoodies entered a townhome in the 1400 block of Craigflower Road on Monday at about 4:20 p.m. They bound and assaulted two teenage males in the residence and stole a number of items. One person needed medical attention after the home invasion.

Cpl. Kathy Rochlitz said the two victims and the four assailants were not known to each other

Leonard Fellows and John MacInnis, both 18, have been charged with robbery, unlawful confinement, breaking and entering and wearing a disguise with an intent to commit and offense. Both are known to West Shore RCMP.

Fellows and MacInnis remain in custody and will appear in Western Communities Courthouse via video on Oct. 6.

A 17-year-old male arrested on Wednesday in connection with the home invasion remains in custody, and is also charged with robbery, unlawful confinement, breaking and entering and wearing a disguise with an intent to commit and offense. He will appear in court by video on Sept. 28.

Police are still seeking the fourth male involved in the home invasion.

According to court records, Fellows was already due in court in October on separate charges of assault with a weapon and uttering threats from a May 1 incident in View Royal.

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