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Media Release

Release Date: November 16th, 2018 - 2:35pm

Originator: D/Sergeant Paul Foley, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2215

Contact: Detective Ron Strauch, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2255

Location: Oakville

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Police Seeking Assistance to Identify Suspects After Cluster of Apartment Building Break and Enters



The Halton Regional Police is seeking the public's assistance in identifying three suspects who have recently committed break and enters in four separate apartment buildings in Oakville.
 
In the past week, the Halton Regional Police Service has received reports of four break and enters occurring in different apartment buildings. The break and enters have occurred on Speers Road, East Street, Queen Mary Drive, and Queens Avenue.
 
Three of the entries entailed suspects forcing open the apartment door. The fourth entry involved access via an unlocked door.
 
During one of the incidents, surveillance footage captured a female suspect propping open a side door and allowing two male suspects to enter the building. The suspects proceeded to break into an apartment unit and steal jewelry from a bedroom. 
 
Descriptors (Please see attached video stills)
 
Female:  Unknown age, slim build, wearing a dark parka with a fur collar around the hood, grey leggings, and gloves
 
Male 1: Unknown age, slim build, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, grey track pants
 
Male 2: Unknown age, slim build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black track pants
 
The police are asking residents to remain vigilant and not permit unknown individuals inside residential buildings.  We also encourage the public to report any suspicious activity, ensure their residences are secure, and consider hiding valuables in locations not readily available.
 
Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. Ron Strauch of the Halton Regional Police Service at 905-825-4747 ext. 2255.
 
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca