Three men are under arrest following what police described as a dispute over money between known parties.
Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that a victim's Albert Avenue home had been broken into and the victim had been assaulted three times in four days - on Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday.
Tuesday afternoon, police arrested 25-year-old Hanson Adjei of Springfield on a warrant.
"Adjei and others were involved in a breaking and entering on Saturday and a home invasion on Sunday," Walsh added.
Around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, two other people went to that same home and, during a struggle, assaulted the victim with a knife and bat.
The suspects then fled the area in a car after the the victim received minor cuts to his hand.
About an hour later, officers pulled over that car after spotting it on Dickinson Street. Police arrested 21-year-old Abdullahi Issak and 19-year-old Mohammed Liban, both of Springfield.
Adjei is facing charges with home invasion, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of malicious damage over $250, two counts of assault and battery to collect a loan, breaking and entering into a building in the daytime, and extortion by threat of injury.
Issak and Liban are charged with felony breaking and entering into a building in the daytime, two counts of assault and battery to collect a loan, two counts of malicious destruction of property over $250, extortion by threat of injury, four counts of home invasion, three counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and four counts of larceny over $250.
Issak is also facing charges of furnishing a false name and a straight warrant for malicious damage to a motor vehicle, while Lidan is facing an additional charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
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