OPP Police Press Releases

Home Invasion – Homeowner Bound During Ransacking – Suspects Descriptions Released

(NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) – On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at approximately 8:42 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Norfolk County Detachment responded to a 9-1-1 emergency call for a home invasion at a Port Ryerse Road, Woodhouse, Norfolk County address.

Investigation determined that two unknown individuals attended the address and forcibly gained entry into the residence. Once inside, unknowns confronted the homeowner who was then restrained by both suspects. The residence was then ransacked and a quantity of currency was taken. Both suspects then fled from the house to an awaiting vehicle that was parked on Highway 6. No injuries were reported to the homeowner as a result of this incident.

Both suspects are described as white males, 26 to 32 years of age, 5’7 to 5’8, approximately 150 to 180 lbs, medium build, clean cut with dark hair. They were wearing dark clothing, back packs and had their faces covered with balaclavas.

The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times and to be extremely vigilant when any stranger arrives at your home. The OPP’s website,, contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.

The Norfolk County OPP Crime Unit is continuing to investigate and is seeking the public’s assistance. If anyone has any information or is they seen anything suspicious, they are being asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 – 800 – 222 – TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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