The West District RCMP is seeking information from the public in connection with a break-and-enter early Sunday morning at a Maugerville home that resulted in the homeowner being assaulted.

RCMP

At approximately 4:40 a.m. Sunday, Oromocto RCMP were called to a residence on Route 105 in Maugerville, according to Sgt. André Duval.

Police say four or five people, all believed to be men, broke into the home and were confronted by the homeowner. The homeowner was allegedly assaulted with a weapon and sustained minor injuries before the suspects fled the scene. The motive is not known at this time.

Sgt. Duval said the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Oromocto RCMP at (506) 357-4300. If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.