Woman posed as PSW to steal from senior’s residence in Oshawa, police claim

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Published October 4, 2023 at 2:10 pm

Angela Hannah break in
Angela Hannah, 47, allegedly posed as a PSW to steal from an Oshawa senior's home. via Durham police.

Investigators allege a woman posed as a personal support worker (PSW) in order to break into a senior’s residence in Oshawa.

The woman allegedly went to a senior’s home near Wilson Rd. N. and Attersley Dr. on Sept. 5. She reportedly snuck into an apartment and stole cash. When confronted the woman claimed she was a PSW and had entered the wrong apartment. She fled before producing any identifying documents.

Witnesses called Durham Regional Police who launched an investigation. They identified a suspect and have linked her to other such incidents.

Angela Hannah, 47 of Trenton, is charged with four counts of break and enter and eight counts of breaching probation. She has been held in custody until a bail hearing.

Police have urged anyone who has encountered Hannah to come forward. Witnesses can reach investigators at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2740.

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