Delta Police Investigate Interrupted Break and Enter

Release Date/Time: September 28, 2017 2:30pm
Incident Date/Time: September 27, 2017 5:30 p.m.
Location: 4900 blk 5th Ave
DPD File: 17-21460

On September 27, 2017 at approximately 5: 30 p.m. Delta Police were called to a residence in the 4900 blk of 5th Avenue in South Delta in response to a break and enter just occurred.

The resident had been away from their house for a few hours and upon returning found the garage and door leading into the house insecure. The complainant yelled into the house and two males emerged and fled from inside the residence.

Suspects described as;

  1. Caucasian male, 40 years, wearing a baseball cap, dark shirt and dark shorts
  2.  Caucasian male, 40 years, wearing a baseball cap, and the resident’s brown and gold  ‘UPS’ vest and dark shorts. he was carrying a black Callaway backpack (which was also stolen from the residence).

Police conducted area patrols and deployed K9 but suspects were not located. Forensic officers attended the scene to gather any evidence that may have been left behind by the suspects. The investigation into this incident continues.

The complainant did the right thing by yelling into the house before entering and  calling police right away. Delta Police remind the public to call and report any suspicious activity or person in their neighbourhood.