Man & woman wanted in home break-in; arrest made in church burglary

Peterborough, ON, Canada / CHEX TV

Peterborough police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two suspects following a break-in at a Patterson Street home.

At approximately 9:50 a.m. on May 9, an unknown woman and man entered the home through an unlocked door while the resident was away. Once inside they stole a purse containing cash and personal identification and bank cards.

The woman is described as Caucasian, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-8, 160 pounds and she was wearing black and grey tights, black hoodie, grey shirt and running shoes.

The man is described as Caucasian, standing 5-foot-8 and weighing 200 pounds. He was wearing a black hoodie, jeans, red shirt and running shoes

In order to help prevent a break and enter, the Peterborough Police Service reminds residents to keep doors and windows locked, even when out for a brief period of time.

Break and Enter Arrest:
A 25-year-old man has been arrested following a break-in at a local church.

Between 8:30 p.m. on May 8, at 7 a.m. on May 9, a suspect gained access to a Murray Street church through an insecure door. Once inside he was able to get into a locked office, stealing a computer tower.

The incident was reported to police and officers attended.

Through the investigation the suspect was identified. Shortly after 5 p.m. on May 9, officers located the suspect walking in the area of George and Lake Streets.

Donavan Anthony Huycke, 25, of Water Street, was arrested and charged with break and enter and failing to comply with a probation order.

He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (May 10).

Assault Arrest:
A 15-year-old Peterborough teen has been charged with assault following an incident at a youth home.

On May 9,  police were dispatched to a Peterborough area youth home regarding an assault. It was reported that while at the home the teen assaulted two staff members.

As a result of the investigation the youth was arrested and charged with two counts of assault.

The youth was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday (May 10).

Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act the name of a young person cannot be released.


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