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  Suspect Arrested after Break and Enter in Ajax

Jan 23, 2018 10:10 ET

A 23-year-old suspect was caught fleeing from a residential break and enter in Ajax.

On Monday, January 22, 2017, at approximately 12:00 p.m., members of West Division responded to the area of Harwood Avenue South and Kingston Road West after a citizen came home to find someone in the residence. The suspect fled on foot while officers quickly set up a perimeter. The suspect jumped several fences in order to avoid officers however he was spotted by a citizen and his location was relayed to pursuing officers. Officers spotted the suspect and after a short foot pursuit, he was taken into custody.

Adrian CHONG, age 23 of Sullivan Drive in Ajax, is charged with Break and Enter; Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Fail to Comply with Probation Order. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact West Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2521.

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

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