Two men charged with armed home invasion in Pittsfield

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two men have been arrested after allegedly forcing their way into a home with a firearm.

According to Lieutenant John Soules, officers received a report of an armed home invasion in Pittsfield on July 28. They learned that two people allegedly entered a home with a firearm and assaulted a man inside. The firearm was shot inside the home by one of the suspects. A victim inside received minor injuries.

Pittsfield Police were able to get two arrest warrants and arrested 24-year-old Peter Campbell on July 29 and 22-year-old Jawuan Loiodice-St. John on August 5. Both men have been charged with Home Invasion (while armed and masked). Both men are from Berkshire County.

“This is a great example of the police work being done on a daily basis by the Pittsfield Police Department” Chief Michael Wynn said in a statement sent to 22News. “I would like to thank the victims in the case, as well as other members of the community, for their assistance and perseverance in this case.”

The Pittsfield Police Department continues to look into the incident. If you have any information on the home invasion, you are asked to contact Detective Diane Bassett as 413-448-9700 x529.

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