Police seeking man in many break-and-enter cases

York Regional Police is seeking public assistance in identifying a man that was captured on video surveillance trying to enter a home in the City of Markham.

thiefOn Friday, August 19, 2016, between 12 a.m. and 5 a.m., a suspect committed entries into at least three homes in the area of Carlton Road and Kennedy Road. The suspect entered the homes through unlocked doors. Once inside, he stole jewelry, cash, and electronics. In most of the reported incidents residents were inside sleeping at the time of the entry, but did not hear the suspect.

The suspect was captured on video surveillance attempting to enter a locked residence. Investigators are releasing images and appealing to the public for assistance with identifying the suspect.

Suspect Description: Male, white, 20 to 35 years, Goatee, Black Blue Jays cap, Black hoodie, blue shorts, black shoes with white stripes.

In recent break and enter cases across the region, thieves have been gaining entry into homes through unlocked interior garage doors. In some of the cases thieves have been opening the main garage door by accessing the remote entry left in unlocked vehicles. Residents are reminded to lock all of the doors that lead into your home, including interior doors that may lead to a garage. Residents should also make sure your doors on your vehicles are locked at all times.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #5 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7542, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.  –  CINEWS

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