Police are searching for a man who they believe is “bleeding seriously” after an alleged break-in at a home in Scarborough on Tuesday.
Homeowner stabbed by intruder who broke into Scarborough home
Police were called to the scene near Randall Crescent and Horfield Avenue around noon.
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They say a man came home and discovered someone breaking in. A confrontation followed and the resident was stabbed in the leg.
The victim’s injuries are serious but not considered life-threatening. He was found a short distance away from his home.
During the altercation the suspect also received an injury, possibly to his head, police believe.
“He is believed to be bleeding seriously and we are trying to find him,” reads a tweet put out by police.
Police couldnt say how seriously injured the would-be burglar is but said he should have a cut on his face and left the home bleeding. He is described as a white male standing about six-feet with a slight build. Police tell CP24 he was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants and a white hoodie.
The homeowner or resident discovered someone breaking in. There was a confrontation. The homeowner was stabbed in the leg. The suspect also received an injury. He is believed to be bleeding seriously and we are trying to find him.^dh
Usually what happens with a break-and-enter suspect is they break into the house and if they hear noises, they go out the door, he said. Confrontations are rare but at times, as it happened with this man, he happened to walk into a break-and-enter in progress.
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He was just walking down and having a good look in everyones driveways… looking in their back yards from the road, the neighbour, who did not provide his name, said
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However, police say the man was able to fight back and struck the suspect across the face with whats believed to be a hockey stick. The suspect then fled eastbound from the home on foot.
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I heard him (the father) yell, Ive been stabbed, and I looked at his leg and his leg was all red, thats when I realized something bad happened.
Both a suspect and a resident were injured after someone was observed breaking into a Scarborough home Tuesday morning.
The incident occurred at a residence near Randall Crescent and Horfield Avenue, which is near the intersection of Kingston and McCowan roads.
Police say a man was returning home with his young son when he found someone breaking into the property.
It is alleged that the break-and-enter suspect then stabbed the man in the leg with a screw driver upon being confronted on the driveway of the home.
The victim then struck the suspect in the face with a hockey stick while defending himself, according to police.
Police have said that the suspect was seen bleeding heavily following the interaction and is likely to have a large cut.
The suspect was last seen headed in an eastbound direction on foot. He is described as a white male, who is about six-feet tall with a slight build. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants and a white hoodie.
Forensic officers were seen processing the scene for fingerprint and blood evidence on Tuesday afternoon.
Police also brought in the canine unit to scour the surrounding neighhbourhood for the suspect, though they were not able to locate him.