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:
5’9″ to 5’11” feet tall
Brown short hair
Below pictures of 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.