Suspect armed with gun and hammer in dwelling invasion of North Oshawa

Police are seeking help in identifying suspects following a violent home invasion in north Oshawa.

Officials were called to a house in the Thornton Road North and Conlin Road area at around 6:35 p.m. on August 23. Police said three men broke into the house, one waving a gun while another waving a hammer. According to the police, they hit one of the residents with a hammer and ransacked the house before escaping.

The resident suffered minor injuries and was hospitalized. The police assume that the incident was not accidental.

The first suspect is a black man, about 25 years old and six to six feet tall and two inches tall with a slim stature. He had black braided hair, a dark sweater, blue jeans and a black baseball cap, and was armed with a black pistol.

The second suspect is Black, about 25 years old and between 5 and 10 inches tall and six feet tall with a slim stature. He was wearing a yellow long sleeved shirt and blue jeans and was armed with a hammer.

The third suspect is white, approximately 18 to 19 years old, between six and eight feet tall and weighs between 200 and 220 pounds. He was unshaven, had long brown hair, and wore a red T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det.-Const. Reeves of the Central West Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1825.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and whistleblowers may be eligible for a cash reward of US $ 2,000.

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