Two men wanted after woman pistol-whipped during Pickering home invasion: Police

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Published February 14, 2023 at 3:12 pm

Police are trying to identify the two men pictured in connection to a home invasion in Pickering. - via Durham Police.

Two men are on the lam after a woman was allegedly pistol-whipped during a Pickering home invasion.

According to Durham Regional Police, the pair broke into a house on Engel Ct. around 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 10. The home sits in a suburban neighbourhood next to the Petticoat Creek Conservation Area just north of Lake Ontario.

During the break-in, the pair allegedly pistol-whipped a woman in the face, leaving her injured. Police also allege they stole various undisclosed items from the house and fled. Police believe they may have escaped in a blue Honda Civic.

The woman was later taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Police describe both suspects as Black men. The first appears to be between 17 and 22 years old, standing 6 feet tall. He has an athletic build and twisted shoulder-length hair.

The second suspect is described as standing 5-foot-11 with short hair. He also has an athletic build. The first suspect had a lighter skin tone, while the second had a dark complexion.

Police have released two images of the pair. Both are pictured wearing high-visibility vests over dark outfits that appear to be hoodies and sweatpants.

Anyone with information or security footage of the area at the time can call  Det. Mackinnon and D/Cst Beline 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2529 or ext. 2342. Witnesses who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at  1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

 

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