Police vigorously investigating home invasion on Bonnieview Avenue

Crime 100By Staff

April 26th, 2018



On Wednesday April 25th 2018 shortly after 10:30 PM, two unknown suspects entered an unlocked rear door at a home on Bonnieview Avenue in Burlington (Aldershot).

HRPS crestThe suspects, one armed with a handgun and an aerosol weapon believed to be bear spray or pepper spray, confronted two elderly homeowners and demanded their bank cards and pins numbers.

The suspects then forced the homeowners into a bathroom before rummaging through the home in search of valuables.

The suspects stole several electronic items and a purse before fleeing the home.

Several minutes after the suspects fled, the homeowners exited the washroom unharmed and immediately called police.

Uniformed officers, Criminal Investigators and a police canine flooded the area in search of the suspects with negative results.

The suspects are described as follows:

Suspect # 1: White male, approximately 6’2″ tall, medium build, wearing a black ski mask, black jeans and black shoes.

Suspect #2: White male, thin build, approximately 5’9″ tall, clean shaven, wearing a black hoody, trapper hat with fur ear flaps, black jeans and dark glasses with metal frames.

Police are vigorously investigating this crime and are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Phil Vandenbeukel of the Burlington Criminal Investigations – Robbery Team at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2343.

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 .

Police are encouraging residents to always lock their doors and watch for suspicious vehicles and/or people in their neighbourhoods. If you see something out of place in your neighbourhood, immediately report it to police.

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