Release Date: December 6th, 2017 - 12:00am
Originator: D/Sergeant Ron Hansen, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2315
Contact: Detective Ellie Bale, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2312
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Police in Burlington are investigating a rash of residential break and enters into homes, garages and cars in south east Burlington.
Between 6:30 PM on December 3rd and 6:00 AM on December 4th 2017, a lone male suspect is believed to be responsible for breaking into at least 6 garages to steal bikes and other miscellaneous items as well as trying the front doors to two residences in the 5000 block of Lakeshore Road. The same suspect is also believed to have broken into numerous unlocked cars in the same area.
The suspect was captured on video at several homes and police are asking for assistance from the public to help identify him.
The suspect is described as a white male, early 20's, thin build, approximately 5'7" to 6' tall, wearing a touque, light checkered winter coat and running shoes (see attached photos/video)
Police are reminding the public of the following prevention tips:
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Ellie Bale of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2312 . Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See something, Hear something, Say something" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca, or by texting "Tip201" with your message to 274637 (crimes).
Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.