On Wednesday, at approximately 7:00 p.m., an elderly female, was tending to her garden when two unknown suspects parked their vehicle in front of her residence. The female suspect approached the homeowner and made inquiries regarding properties for sale in the area. She asked if she could use the washroom and then entered the house. The male suspect then exited the vehicle and attempted entry into the home; however, he was blocked by the homeowner. After realizing the female was still inside for an extended period of time, the homeowner entered the house and found the suspect in her bedroom. The suspects were asked to leave and they complied. Shortly afterwards, the homeowner discovered her purse had been opened and several items were missing.
No one was physically injured during this incident and the suspects fled in a dark coloured vehicle.
· Female, white, 20 years of age, 5’5”, medium build, dark hair
· Male, white, approximately 30 years of age, medium build
· Both suspects appeared to speak with unknown accents
Police are reminding citizens to be cautious of suspicious people at all times and to never open their door to persons that are unknown to them.
Anyone with any information that could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, are asked to call the Hamilton Police on duty Staff Sergeant at (905) 546-2963.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com