Yorkton Rural RCMP: Break and enter/Robbery investigation in Rhein

On May 30, 2018, shortly before 1:30 a.m. Yorkton Rural RCMP responded to a complaint of a break and enter and robbery at a residence in the community of Rhein, Saskatchewan.

Initial investigation has revealed multiple individuals wearing masks entered the residence with weapons. The lone adult male inside the residence was assaulted and a number of items were taken including a large sum of cash and two firearms. The individuals left the scene in an unknown direction. The adult male was transported to hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Yorkton Rural RCMP believe there is no threat to public safety at this time.

We do not have any further descriptions of the people who entered the residence. Yorkton Rural RCMP continues to investigate with the assistance of the Yorkton Forensic Identification Section.

Yorkton RCMP are seeking assistance from the public in identifying any suspicious vehicles that may have been traveling in or around the Rhein area the night of May 29th and/or the morning of May 30th. We encourage anyone with information to report it to Yorkton Rural RCMP at 306-786-4500 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.