Police Alerting Residents About Active Break-In Suspects in Oakville
The Halton Police is alerting residents about active break-in suspects in Oakville.
According to police, a series of home entries, and attempted entries, have occurred in the Joshua Creek area in Oakville.
Police say there have been three attempted entries and one confirmed entry dating back to April 23, 2019.
The incidents, as noted by police, have taken place between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
According to police, the four incidents occurred on Glenashton Drive, Granby Drive, Kittridge Road, and Glenbrook Avenue.
"In all four incidents, the suspects have targeted the front doors of the home," reads a Halton Police press release. "Three incidents involved the use of a pry tool and the fourth entailed the suspect trying to kick in the front door."
With eyewitness information and neighbouring cameras, police have confirmed that a male and female worked together to commit these crimes.
"In one incident, a homeowner was present at the time of the entry," reads the release. "When confronted by the owner, the suspect immediately fled the residence to an awaiting white sedan being driven by a female driver."
According to police, the homeowner was not injured during this incident.
The male suspect is described as someone who is white, approximately 20-years-old, and 5’10”. Police say the male has a heavy build, and was wearing a dark sport-style jacket, jeans, and a dark-coloured baseball hat. The suspect was also carrying a small metal crowbar, and was wearing an orange buff (neckwear) covering his face.
There is no description available for the female driver.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact Acting Detective John McMullan at 905-825-4747 ext. 2217.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.
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