(NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) – On Monday, June 21 2021, at approximately 7:01 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment responded to an emergency 9-1-1 call for a break and enter in progress at a Main Street, South Walsingham, Norfolk County address.
Investigation determined that two individuals had previously attended the address and purchased an item that was listed or sale from a website. Both later returned and forced entry into a shop located on the property where several items were stolen. During the entry, the homeowner was assaulted. No injuries were reported.
Both then fled from the area in a vehicle and were subsequently located by Oxford County OPP and taken into custody without incident.
Charged break and enter and theft over $5,000 is 23-year-old Skyler PATTON of Stratford, Ontario.
Charged with the following offences is 26-year-old William PATTON of Ingersoll, Ontario;
· Break and enter,
· Theft over $5,000,
· Uttering threats – damage property, and
Both are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Simcoe at a later date.