Door to door canvasser arrested in Burlington

Crime 100By Staff

August 14th, 2018

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Halton Police have arrested a male after receiving a complaint of a suspicious person canvassing door to door for money while falsely representing himself as a member of a local place of worship in the Headon Forest area.

After an extensive search and the assistance of local residents, Mohammed ISMAIL (25 yrs of age from Hamilton) was arrested and charged with the following offences;

Fraud Under $5000,

False Pretenses Under $5000 and

Trespassing at Night.

Mr. ISMAIL is believed to have obtained funds from numerous citizens in the Headon Forest area.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is encouraged to contact the Halton Regional Police Service Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 extension 2316.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 or through the internet at

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