Burlington homeowner surprises a hungry intruder

Published April 20, 2023 at 3:54 pm

A Burlington resident arrived home this week to discover an intruder had helped himself to some food.

According to Halton Regional Police, a person broke into a home on Montgomery Dr. around 6 p.m. on Tuesday (April 18) and while inside helped himself to some food.

The meal was interrupted when the homeowner returned to the house and called police.

The suspect, who was known to the homeowner, fled the scene once police were notified of his presence.

Police believe the suspect had previously made threats against the homeowner.

About an hour later, following a search of the area, an arrest was made.

A Hamilton man has now been charged with uttering threats, breaking and entering and mischief.

The 32-year-old suspect is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.

His name has not been released.



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