Area OPP Police Press Releases

Violent Home Invasion In Clinton – Suspect At Large

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a Break and Enter, and Assault occurrence in Central Huron, (Clinton) on May 3rd which led to a K-9 search of the area.

On Wednesday May 3rd, 2023, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Huron OPP officers received a report of an assault on Dinsley Terrace in Clinton. Police responded and met with the victim who advised that an unknown male had entered their home and demanded the keys to their vehicle. The victim refused and was assaulted by the suspect. The suspect then fled with an axe and handheld torch. The suspect was last seen on foot Southbound towards a wooded area. Officers checked the immediate area and set up a perimeter to contain the suspect. OPP K-9 and Emergency Response Team (ERT) members attended and conducted a track for the suspect which yielded negative results.

The suspect is described as:

–      White male, approximately 5’9″ tall, dark hair, slim build

–      Wearing blue jeans, a black jacket with a “John Deere” logo, and a red baseball cap.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677.