Cobourg Police are searching for a suspect who shot a home surveillance camera – Peterborough

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Police in Cobourg, Ontario are looking for a suspect who shot a home surveillance camera on May 30.

According to the Cobourg Police Service, at approximately 4:20 a.m. officers were called to a residence in the Carlisle Street and Westwood Drive area following a report of a person with a firearm.

Cobourg Police are looking for a suspect who shot a home surveillance camera – image

Police say home surveillance video footage shows an unknown male suspect walking around the property. He then points and fires a fake gun directly at the home’s security camera.

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The suspect was also seen trying to open the door to the house.

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Officers searched the area with the assistance of the Port Hope Police Department and conducted a community investigation.

Police say a person of interest has since been identified, but the individual’s name has not been released.

The person of interest is described as having a slim build and average height. He wore a light-colored hoodie, light-colored pants with a dark band on the leg, and dark-colored gloves, and carried a crossover design fanny pack. He was also barefoot at the time.

A community canvassing will be carried out in the area on Wednesday.

Anyone with information or CCTV footage in the area is asked to contact Det. James Egas at 905-372-6821 ext. 2202 or leave an anonymous report to Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at www.stopcrimehere.ca

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