THUNDER BAY – NEWS – A Thunder Bay senior was facing down a gun during a home invasion robbery on Wednesday in the city. Thunder Bay Police Service’s Criminal Investigation Branch are investigating the break and enter into a home while the eighty-seven-year old male occupant was at home.
Thunder Bay Police in a media statement say that “At approximately 11:30 a.m. on September 23, 2015 two males entered an unlocked door at a residence on Murphy Ave and located the homeowner in the living room. One suspect held the victim at gun point and demanded his wallet and proceeded to take the cash from the wallet while the second suspect searched the residence for valuables”.
The suspects left the residence without physically harming the victim. The eighty-seven-year old victim then walked to a nearby relative’s home for assistance and to call police.
The suspects are described as two Caucasian males approximately thirty to thirty-five years of age with tall builds. They were both wearing dark clothing including jackets and baseball caps.
Anyone with information about this incident or who may have seen suspicious males in the area of this incident yesterday is asked to contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.tipsubmit.com.