Nanaimo RCMP arrest two brothers after assault, robbery
Feb 21 2012
RCMP arrested two brothers after an assault and robbery Saturday night in Nanaimo.
Police arrived at Victoria Crescent about 10:30 p.m. after they received a 911 call from a 19-year-old who said two men had punched him in the head and mouth, then ripped his chain from his neck and pulled out one earring. The victim was taken to hospital, then released.
The victim gave police a description of his assailants.
Officers arrested two suspects about 30 minutes later in the downtown core.
Joshua Tyler Schaeffer, 29, and his brother Spencer Lee Schaeffer, 26, were arrested for robbery, possession of a small quantity of ecstasy and breach of probation.