Thompson RCMP said Nov. 14 that they have arrested a second man in connection with an assault that occurred during a Nov. 9 home invasion.
Steven Moorehead, 24, has been arrested on charges of break and enter and aggravated assault, according to a Manitoba RCMP news release.
Police were called to a home on Hudson Bay in Thompson around 11:30 p.m. last Wednesday, arriving to find a 29-year-old man who had been severely assaulted with a weapon. He was transported to the hospital for treatment, where he remained as of Nov. 11.
Investigation determined that three men, two of whom were known to the residents of the home, broke in and assaulted the 29-year-old before fleeing in a white SUV.
Jacinto Guerra, 34, was arrested Nov. 10 and charged with break and enter and aggravated assault.
Police are trying to determine the identify of the third man, described as being in his mid-20s with a thin build, wearing a baseball cap and “skinny” glasses.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the third man can call Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com,