Male Armed with a Knife Breaks into Elderly Female’s Home

Police continue to look for a male suspect after he broke into a residential home in Beaverton early Monday morning.

On Monday, October 2, 2023, at approximately 2:45 a.m., members from North Division responded to residence in the area of Church Street and Osborne Street in Beaverton after an elderly female awoke to male armed with a knife in her home.  The male stole numerous items from the home as well as the victim’s vehicle.

The stolen vehicle is described as a 2006 teal/green Pontiac Torrent with Ontario licence plate CRPB 471.

The suspect is described as male, White, 20-30 years old, tall with a small moustache and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

The victim did not sustain any physical injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Burns of the North Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3754.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

The information in this media release contains facts and circumstances that have been obtained from a police investigation.  These allegations have yet to be proven in court. 


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