One person arrested for Brand Street home invasion, second man being investigated

Crime

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – One man has been arrested and a second has been brought in by police as part of a home invasion investigation on the 300 block of Brand Street near Spaulding shortly before 7 a.m. on Thursday.

Elmira Police say they spoke to two victims who reported two men forcing entry into their home, assaulted them, and taking both money and personal items before fleeing.

The two men were located in the area and were positively identified by the victims, according to police.

The Elmira Police Department was able to recover, a loaded handgun, a quantity of marijuana and cash.

Eugene M Cade, a 31-year-old Elmira resident, is charged with Robbery in the First degree, a Class B Felony.

The case remains open and under investigation with additional charges expected, according to Police.

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – City of Elmira Police tell 18 News that two possible suspects have been detained after what appeared to be a home invasion in the area of Spaulding Street and Brand Street on Thursday morning.

Reports of the incident first came into the 18 Newsroom shortly after 7 a.m. New York State Police, City of Elmira Police, and the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the home.

Outside of the home there was a stroller and an Elmira City School District Class of 2020 senior sign, but it is unknown if anyone was inside the home at the time.

As of 1 p.m. the police department say they are still investigating the incident.

This is a developing story and 18 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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