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Suspects take two guns during terrifying home invasion

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March 02, 2015 - 11:58 AM

VERNON - RCMP are asking for public assistance to help them find several suspects who forced their way into a Vernon home to steal guns from a safe at The Strand Lakeside Resort.

The resort is located along Okanagan Landing Road near Okanagan Landing Elementary School. The 34-year-old victim of the home invasion was restrained, then he was made to open the safe, Dec. 23, 2014, according to a media release. The victim didn't report the incident immediately fearing reprisals from the suspects.

During an investigation into a separate file, one of the handguns, a .357, was recovered Dec. 25. A Glock 9mm is still missing.

Vernon RCMP are asking anyone with information about this event to contact their nearest RCMP detachment or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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