Police release video of west-end Toronto backyard prowler

TORONTO – Police have released a surveillance video of a prowler seen walking through a west-end Toronto backyard last week.

The incident happened on Jan. 22 at 10:30 p.m. in the Dixon Road and Martin Grove Road area.

It’s reported the man entered the backyard, propped the homeowner’s ladder against the house and proceeded to look into the bedroom windows.

The man fled the scene before police arrived.

Police say they are concerned about his behaviour and residents are being reminded to lock their windows and entrances.

Tools and ladders should also be locked up when not in use.

The man is described as unshaven, with short dark hair and a medium build.

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Anyone with information is urged to call police.

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