Two men charged for violent break and enter in Keswick

york police logoTwo men have been charged by the York Regional Police  following a break and enter that occurred at a residence in Keswick.

On Tuesday, June 14, at 8:15 p.m., police received a call that there were a group of men in a parking lot on Riverglen Drive that were covered in blood. When police arrived they located a man lying in the southbound lanes of the Queensway South in the area of Riverglen Drive. He was taken to hospital suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators learned that at approximately 8 p.m., two men and a woman were at a residence on Riverglen Drive when three men forced their way in. Both men and the woman that had been in the residence were assaulted by the suspects. A scuffle ensued and the suspects were chased out of the residence onto the roadway. The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Blood Trail

As officers were investigating the scene they located a blood trail, which led them to two vehicles that were parked behind a plaza. The suspects were not there, but the vehicles were seized by police.

As officers were at the hospital with the victim who had been found on the roadway, two men were located and noted to be suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. Officers investigated the men and determined that they were two of the suspects involved in the break and enter. They were both placed under arrest. Charged are Beau Sherk,31, Township of Brock. and Greg Sherk, 32, of Haliburton County, with break and enter with intent and assault with a weapon.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7341, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or leave an anonymous tip online at or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK. – CINEWS

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