The Halton Regional Police Service is investigating two break and enters to residences in Oakville that may be related.
At approximately 12:10 a.m. on April 25th unknown suspect(s) gained access to a home on Birch Lane by forcing the rear back patio doors open. Once inside suspect(s) ransacked the residence, using a red gym bag found in the home to carry several high-value items from the premise, including watches and jewellery.
The suspect(s) then descended to the basement area of the residence. Upon entering the basement both the suspect and a resident of the home became aware of one another. The suspect immediately fled the residence without confronting the resident.
The suspect is described as: male, heavier set, average height, wearing a white t-shirt and green khaki pants.
The second incident took place sometime between 7:15 a.m. on May 8th and 9:00 p.m. on May 9th when unknown suspect(s) attended a residence on Birch Lane and entered a garage through the single manual garage door. Once inside the garage, the suspect(s) entered a Lexus vehicle and managed to drive the vehicle out of the garage. The suspect(s) headed northbound through the only access to the road at Lakeshore Road.
Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com
or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (CRIMES).