Home invasion in Lindsay on New Year’s Day

Two men forced their way into Peel Street home, stole cash

Police car

On Tuesday (January 1) at around 9 p.m., the Kawartha Lakes Police Service received a call reporting a home invasion at a Peel Street address in Lindsay.

Police attended the scene and were advised that shortly after 9 p.m., two men had forced their way into the home, damaging the exterior door in the process.

After a brief struggle with the residents, the men stole a quantity of cash and fled the area on foot. They are believed to have entered a waiting vehicle.

No medical attention was required on the part of the residents.

The first suspect is described as a tall and thin male, dressed all in black, wearing a grey bandana and holding a baseball bat. The second suspect is described as a short male wearing a red bandana.

Police are asking that anyone who may have information about this incident to contact the city of Kawartha Lakes Police Service at 705-324-5252.

If you wish to provide your information anonymously, you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.khcs.ca.