Break and Enter to Residence – Police arrest Suspect in Home

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THUNDER BAY – NEWS – A homeowner received a real scare on Sunday afternoon.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to a residence in the zero-to-100 block of Machar Avenue following reports of a break and enter to a home in progress around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 18th.

Police learned the homeowner, who has limited mobility, answered his door after hearing banging outside his home. A female at the door asked to use the homeowner’s phone before abruptly entering.

The female suspect twice made it appear as if she was leaving the residence, only to be found in other rooms of the home moments later.

The homeowner called 911, and police arrived while the accused was still inside the home.

The responding officer located the suspect inside the home and arrested her without incident.

Items believed to have been stolen from the home were found in the accused woman’s possession.

A 29-year-old Thunder Bay woman is charged with Break and Enter, Obstruct Peace Officer, Breach of Probation x 2.

She is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, August 19.

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