Suspect in Vaughan home invasion claimed to have food delivery: police – Toronto

York Regional Police say they are looking for three suspects after a home invasion in Vaughan last month.

Police said in a news release that on November 26, officers received a report of a home invasion that took place the night before around 8:30 p.m. on Thomas Cook Avenue in the Bathurst Street area and Lebovic Campus Drive.

The statement said that the owner of the house was traveling and had a friend who was checking on her cat.

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Her friend said a suspect knocked on the door and said she had a food delivery.

But when the door was opened, two suspicious men forced their way into the home, police said. The suspects allegedly searched the residence and “stole a number of items.”

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Police said the suspects were described as between 25 and 30 years old and the victim believed one had a weapon.

Investigators are also looking to speak to a possible witness.

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Police said the witness went to the Hillcrest Mall in Richmond Hill on November 30 and turned in a lost cell phone and a set of keys at a Bell store around 1:40 p.m.

“Investigators would like to obtain details on where these items were found before they are delivered,” the statement said.

“This witness is urged to contact the investigators.”

Anyone with information should contact the police at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 6631 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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