Keeping a watchful eye – if you are suspicious – call the police.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON August 18th, 2011 Halton Regional Police Service are getting reports from homeowners about people they have seen lurking in their back yards. The Regional police are investigating a number of these reports.

One of the more recent reports came in on August 16th, at 2:20 am from a Maple Crossing homeowner who heard a noise coming from her backyard. The homeowner peered into the backyard from her window and observed a silhouette. The suspect saw the homeowner and fled the area.

Earlier in the day, a male suspect was observed in the area peeking into the patio door of another resident.

Halton Regional Police remind homeowners to lock their backyard gates and to be mindful of not leaving windows unlocked especially during the hot summer months.

Tough to do for those who do not have air conditioning. Crime can be prevented and lessened through vigilance and caution. If there something that you see that you think is suspicious – call the police. Your suspicion is what the police can work from – don’t hesitate to call.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).




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