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Initial charges have been laid against three suspects after a home invasion this week in Merritt.

Constable Tracy Dunsmore of the Merritt Detachment of the RCMP says 21 year old Andrew Owusus, 38 year old Frederick Agbefe and 20 year old Agazzy Haddish have each been charged with break, enter and commit, forcible confinement and assault.

All three will be back in court in Kamloops today to ask for release.

Dunsmore says further charges may be laid as the investigation continues.

The three men, all known to police and all from the Lower Mainland, were arrested after a chase on the Coquihalla Highway that ended when the suspect vehicle rammed a police cruiser and another police vehicle on Monday morning.

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