Man arrested in break-and-enter after police find 70-year-old victim ‘covered in blood’

London, Ont. –

A 38-year-old man is facing several charges including forcible confinement, assault, and break-and-enter following a violent incident in West Grey.

West Grey police say they responded to a residence on Concenssion 2 after receiving a call for help Tuesday.

When officers arrived on scene they found a 70-year-old man injured. According to police he was covered in blood.

The man was taken to local hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

A 38-year-old suspect was arrested on scene and has been charged with the following offences:

  • Break and Enter
  • Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Uttering Threats
  • Mischief (X2)
  • Choking
  • Forcible Confinement

The accused remains in custody pending a bail hearing.

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