UPDATE – MCU Investigating After Suspect Forced Entry into Home

Date: December 16, 2021

File: 21-27839

UPDATE:

While detectives continue to investigate this incident, the following details are being provided to the public for their awareness:

– The incident occurred at a residence in the area of King Alfred Park

– The suspect has been described as a Caucasian man in his early 20’s, 6 feet tall, medium build and wearing all dark clothing.

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December 15, 2021

The Saanich Police are asking residents to be vigilant after a suspect forced their way into a residence in the Gordon Head area yesterday.

The incident occurred just before 5:00 p.m. The homeowner answered the door and as they opened it, the suspect forced their way inside and confronted the owner. The suspect fled the home in an unknown direction. The homeowner, an elderly man, sustained minor, non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives with our Major Crime Unit are investigating this incident, which is still in the early stages of gathering information and evidence. At this time, the motive for this crime is not clear.

Cst. Markus Anastasiades

Public Information and Communications Officer

[email protected]

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