Area OPP Police Press Releases

Victim Assaulted During Break & Enter – Suspect At Large

(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) – On January 23, 2021, at approximately 2:00 p.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault in progress on Ninth Line in the Town of Erin.

It was reported that the victim had just arrived at their home when they observed an unknown male suspect exiting an unlocked basement door. The victim was assaulted after confronting the suspect. The victim received minor injuries.

The suspect was last observed getting into a dark-coloured sedan which last seen travelling southbound on Ninth Line towards Tenth Side Road in Erin.

The suspect is described as male, early 20’s with a dark complexion, 6 feet tall with a thin build. He was wearing a blue “puffer” jacket and black track pants.

OPP are asking the public for their assistance in identifying the suspect involved in this incident. Police are interested in speaking with anyone who may have been in the area with dashcam footage.

Any person with information regarding this person or vehicle should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

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