Two London men are facing charges for an alleged violent home invasion on Crimson Crescent.

London police say a 56-year-old man was assaulted and sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He was discharged a few hours later.

The incident took place on Wednesday around 6 a.m. at a home near Hamilton Road and Crimson Cresent.

Police say Domisane Small, 24, was arrested nearby and had 15 grams of marijuana. Ricardo Bartley, 24, was arrested later Wednesday afternoon.

Officers believe this was an isolated incident and there is no concern for the general public.

Police seized a crowbar, sawed-off single-shot .22 rifle, iPhone (taken from the robbery) and 15 grams of marijuana.

Small and Bartley have both been charged with:

  • two counts of armed robbery
  • two counts of assault with a weapon
  • break and enter and commit robbery
  • use firearm during the commission of an indictable offence
  • wearing a disguise
  • point a firearm
  • unauthorized possession of a non-restricted firearm

Small has also been charged with unlawfully possessing a Schedule II substance.

Detectives are continuing with the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the London Police Service at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.