When they found out that they unintentionally broke into the wrong home, a pair of burglars were apologetic and even promised to pay for damages.
The perpetrators broke into a 700-block home in Kipling Street around 7:15 p.m., according to Sarnia police. On 11th December 2020.
The homeowners, who were inside watching T.V. At that time, before being approached by two people, described hearing a loud bang”
Reportedly, one of the perpetrators wielded a hammer and pleaded for money owed to him before they realized they were in the wrong home.
The report said that before leaving the house, the offenders were apologetic and even promised to pay for the damages.
“The two men realized that after apologizing and offering to pay for the damage, they had broken into the wrong address and left the house without further incident,” said a spokesperson from Sarina Police Service.
A tip was later obtained by the police and the suspects were arrested.
Deanis John Smith, 27, of Keswick, and Cameron Joseph Kemmis, 27, of Sarnia, are charged with breaking and entering, $5,000 in mischief, and dangerous weapons possession.