Police investigate tips on Stratford burglar suspect

Published on January 8, 2016

Making images of a suspected burglar public has sent tipsters heading to their telephone.

RCMP Sgt. Leanne Butler says police have received tips both through P.E.I. Crime Stoppers and directly to the Queens District detachment.

“We’re working on them,’’ says Butler.

“It will take time to work through them. We take every tip seriously and investigate each one.’’

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The police released images Wednesday of a man wearing gloves and a ski mask that were obtained from a home security system in Stratford.

The RCMP believes the man captured on video has committed numerous break and enters in Stratford, as well as others in Charlottetown and Cornwall.

Police are still urging people who may recognize the person in the images to contact Queens District RCMP at 902-368-9300 or P.E.I. Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.