Home invasion at Morningside home

Ponoka RCMP looking for suspects in home invasion at Morningside home

Ponoka RCMP are looking for five male suspects in a home invasion in Morningside.

At approximately 2 a.m. on June 24 police say the men entered the home and restrained and robbed two occupants. Police were alerted to the incident after receiving a 911 call.

The two residents were located in the home with minor injuries resulting from an altercation that occurred in the home.

Further investigations revealed that the men entered the home with a firearm and restrained the two victims. Further to the invasion the suspects took five firearms, coins and a 1995 maroon Dodge Ram that belonged to the victims.

This was a targeted incident, say police.

“Ponoka RCMP have engaged all appropriate resources including the RCMP Forensic Identification Section,” states a Ponoka RCMP press release. “And are actively exhausting all investigative avenues to locate the suspects and recover the firearms.”

The men are all described as smaller in stature, one was wearing a ball cap, and two others wearing hoodies with their faces covered.

The stolen truck has an Alberta license plate: RAT 594. If the vehicle is located police advise calling 911 immediately and not approach.

Ponoka RCMP are actively seeking information from the public.

If you have information about this case, please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS.

Just Posted

Generals overcome hot goalie to lead series 2-0

Nolan Huysmans scores OT winner in Game 2

Property owners asked to review their 2018 assessments

More information is available online at www.lacombe.ca/living/taxes-assessment

Central Alberta artist explores the cycles of Alberta through sculpture

Robin Lambert’s commentary on the province’s fragility is on at the MAG until March 18th

Cow Patti Theatre Company hits the mark with Here on the Flight Path

Shows run through to March 11th at the Lacombe Golf and Country Club

CFL stars highlight this years LAPA Gala

Adarius Bowman, Charleston Hughes coming to Lacombe

WATCH: Red Deer celebrates one year out from 2019 Canada Games

Community gathers at Great Chief Park to commemorate Games milestone

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

Patrick Brown’s Tory leadership bid fate looms

Brown’s bid to for Tory leadership to be decided on Wednesday

Three-car pile-up on Northstar Drive and 58th Street

No injuries reported at Thursday afternoon incident

Yelling vulgar slur at reporter not a crime says judge

Judge rules ‘vulgar’ slur against reporter was not a public disturbance

Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

Young protestors are joining a grassroots movement against gun violence in the wake of last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida

Liberals look at use-it-or-lose-it parental leave for dads

Liberals looking at creating a use-it-or-lose-it leave for fathers, Trudeau says

Fred Rogers, America’s favourite neighbour, celebrated in 2018

The golden anniversary of America’s favorite neighbor is being celebrated with a PBS special next month

Toddler breaks leg after boot sucked into escalator at Vancouver airport

A Calgary woman is reminding parents of the dangers of escalators after her toddler’s foot was stuck in one and he broke his leg

Most Read