Public safety alert,
Break and enters reported in and around the Agincourt area
Broadcast time: 14:45
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The Toronto Police Service would like to warn the public about an increase in break and enters occurring in and around the Agincourt area, located in the northeast corner of the city.
It is reported that:
- residential homes are being broken into during daytime hours while the occupants are away at work
- entry into the home is gained by breaking a window or forcing open the front door
- the suspects ring the doorbell to determine whether or not there is someone in the home at the time
- if someone answers the door, the suspects create an excuse for ringing the doorbell, in some instances they have been known to offer yard work
Toronto Police urge members of the community to remain vigilant, to be aware of strangers in their neighbourhood, and to be cautious when people approach their doors and offer to do unsolicited work. Members of the community are advised to call police if they are concerned by suspicious or unknown people in their neighbourhood.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Jim Gotell, 42 Division Criminal Investigations