RCMP say the community is not at risk after a brazen home invasion in the Chemainus area.
Police say 30 year old Christopher Chesnic of Nanaimo, is reported to have forced his way into a family home with a firearm, and was able to steal money from the home. The resident was home at the time.
Two men were taken into custody by North Cowichan-Duncan and Nanaimo RCMP.
Chesnic is being charged with theft, a number of firearms offences, and unlawfully in a dwelling house.. the second man was released without charges.