March 11, 2016 12:32 pm
Updated: March 11, 2016 12:35 pm

Clarington, Ont. thief entered home posing as handyman: police

Durham police have laid additional charges against a Prince Edward Island reverend.

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TORONTO – Durham Regional Police are warning the public about a man who posed as a handyman to enter a Clarington, Ont. home and steal cash.

Police say the incident occurred around 2 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Old Scugog Road in the Enniskillen area. A man knocked at the door and said he was seeking a storage space for his snowmobiles, and could offer home repair services in exchange.

Police say the suspect measured a floor space for repairs then left to get supplies, at which time the resident realized that money was missing from his wallet.

The suspect is described as a white male, 30 to 35 years old, approximately 5’10” and 225 lbs, wearing an NHL jersey, brown jacket and a black hat. He may have been driving a pickup truck.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact Det. Findlay of the East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1650.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at

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