Police hunts for suspect smashing car windows in Welland, Pelham
Published November 29, 2022 at 4:20 pm
After 16 parked vehicles in Welland and Pelham had their windows smashed by a suspect early this morning (November 29), the hunt is on to catch him.
Niagara Police say between 1 am and 2:30 am, the suspect targeted the following areas in Welland:
– Autumn Crescent / Oakcrest Avenue
– Heritage Lane / Countryside Drive
These areas in Pelham were also hit:
– Rolling Meadows Boulevard / Vista Drive / Berkwood Place
– Cherry Ridge Boulevard / Sandra Drive
– Oakridge Boulevard / Concord Street
With the assistance of area residents, police got some surveillance footage of the suspect and the vehicle they think is the get-away car.
The suspect is described as a white male with a thin build, wearing a winter jacket with the hood up. He is believed to be using a tool to smash the windows, such as a hammer, wrench or crowbar.
The car is described as a dark colour, four door sedan that might possibly be a Honda Civic. (See below.)
Police are asking residents in the above neighbourhoods to review their closed-circuit television (CCTV) for any footage that may assist in the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead detective by dialing 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009395.
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