Three separate, yet disturbingly similar break-ins were reported on Monday, September 10th. Here are some details:
900 block Portage road: Sept. 10th, 12:55pm- residence reported broken into by way of kicked in front door. Items taken included several sports jersey and various electronics.
3700 block Grange road: Sept. 10th, 2:15pm- unknown male kicked in side door to residence while occupant home. After hearing a knock moments before, the door was then kicked in by an unknown male.
3700 block Grange road: Sept. 10th, 8:30pm- homeowner returned late in the evening to find the residence had been broken into during the day sometime. The front door had been forced open, likely by a shoulder or having been kicked.
In one of these incidents the culprit was confronted by the 20 year old resident and a suspect description was obtained:
• Late 20’s, approximately 6′ in height
• Muscular build
• Blue shirt, blue shiny track pants and a blue bandana
• Black and yellow duffle bag
If anybody knows anything about these crimes please contact the Saanich Police at 250-475-4321 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS if you wish to remain anonymous.
This serves as a reminder to check your locking mechanisms for your doors. This is your primary defence against these types of attacks. Ensure that your doors are solid and that you have good quality deadbolts not just locking handles. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Crime Prevention office of the Saanich Police at 250-475-4311.