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London police seek help identifying suspect in break and enter, assault

London police are seeking help identifying a suspect wanted in an August 19, 2017 break and enter and assault.
London police are seeking help identifying a suspect wanted in an August 19, 2017 break and enter and assault. London Police Services/2017

London police are appealing to the public in hopes of identifying a man wanted in connection with a break and enter and assault in mid-August.

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It was around 2 a.m. on August 19 when the suspect entered an apartment building near Masonville Mall. The occupant returned home and confronted the suspect but was assaulted before the man fled on foot.

Police released video surveillance images on Wednesday in hopes the public can help identify the suspect.

Surveillance images show a suspect wanted in connection with a break and enter and assault investigation.
Surveillance images show a suspect wanted in connection with a break and enter and assault investigation. London Police Services/2017

The suspect is described as a 25- to 35-year-old white man standing about 5’7″. He was wearing blue jeans, a long-sleeved blue shirt, black backpack, and white sunglasses sitting on top of his head. He had short brown hair and “shaggy” facial hair.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).