Police looking for public’s help in Identifying brick-wielding Oshawa vandal


Published July 21, 2022 at 3:29 pm

Police are hoping the public can help identify a man who used a brick to cause “significant damage” to the front entrance of a student residence in north Oshawa on May 30.

The man entered 1700 Simcoe St N in Oshawa and began smashing the front entrance and door with a brick. He then continued to other exterior doors of the property and caused damage to the exterior portion of the building as well, including smashing more windows and breaking doors.

The suspect is described as male, Black, approximately 20 years old with a slim build. He was wearing a face mask, full grey Puma track suit and black running shoes.

No time of day was released.

Anyone with any new information can contact Cst. Petschenig of Central West Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2448 or email [email protected]

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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