Niagara Regional Police say they are investigating a break and enter at the Pen Centre.


On February 10, 2022, just after 1 am,  officers responded to the Pen Centre, on Glendale Avenue, in St. Catharines for a break and enter in progress call.

The initial investigation by officers found that a male had just smashed the glass of an exterior entrance door with a hammer. Once in the mall the male smashed out a window at a store, located near the food court in the mall and stole a skateboard from the window.

The suspect then smashed a locked glass exit door and ran from the mall property.

Officers set up a perimeter and a K9 Unit attended. The suspect was not found.

Damage is estimated at $5000 and the skateboard  at $300.

The suspect is described as:

White, male
5’9″ to 5’11” feet tall
Slim build
Brown short hair
Unkempt beard

Below pictures of suspect.

break and enter suspect

break and enter suspect

The suspect wore shoes, light tan pants, a multi coloured hoodie, carried a backpack and his left hand was covered with cloth.

Anyone who may know the identify of the suspect or have information about this incident are asked to contact 1 District officers at 905-688-4111, extension 1009588.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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