Brampton resident arrested as suspect in London abduction, home invasion case
London Community News
London police have arrested and charged another suspect in relation to a home invasion that took place last October at a residence on Baker Street near Langley Street.
Using of forensics and DNA evidence, police were able to identify 23-year-old Lorenzo Bartley of Brampton — who was arrested by the Peel Regional Police Service — as the third suspect in the incident. The suspect has been returned to London and is being charged with kidnapping and two counts of forcible confinement, break and enter and robbery.
He is also facing two firearm-related charges and one for wearing a disguise with intent to commit an indictable offence.
At approximately 11:20 p.m. on Oct. 22, 2011, the London police responded to a report of a robbery in progress at the Baker Street residence. When police arrived, two suspects were found leaving the area of the residence and were apprehended. The third suspect remained outstanding.
The investigation revealed that an adult male had been abducted off the street and forcibly held in his apartment, while a second adult male, in the same apartment, was assaulted. The suspects also broke into an adjacent home, where they allegedly took several items.
Police determined that the victims were specifically targeted and were not randomly attacked on the street.
The London police charged 24-year-old Makanna Henry of Bolton and Steffon Bartley of Brampton with kidnapping, forcible confinement, robbery, break and enter, wear a disguise commit an indictable offence, and four other firearm-related crimes.
On Aug. 14 these two men pled guilty to several offences.
Bartley’s charges haven’t been proven in a court of law.
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