Two men arrested for kidnapping, home invasion

Michael Blair of Chicopee and Jonathan Cusson of Springfield facing charges

Images Courtesy: Chicopee Police Department

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee police have arrested two men who allegedly broke into another man’s home, and then beat and kidnapped him. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News that 35 year-old Michael Blair of Chicopee and 35 year-old Jonathan Cusson of Springfield were arrested Monday morning on charges of home invasion, kidnapping, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

According to Wilk, at around 9:40, officers were called to 56 Hilton Street for a report of a breaking and entering in progress. A short time later, police pulled over a vehicle believed to be connected to the case on East Street. Inside the car, Wilk says officers found Blair and Cusson, as well as the victim.

The victim was suffering from injuries to the face, and told officers that he had been struck with a club. He was treated by EMTs.

Both men were booked at the Chicopee Police Station, and then taken to nearby Chicopee District Court for arraignment.

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