The Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has identified a suspect in relation to an ongoing investigation in the Township of Maiden Hills. The public is advised to take caution.
On February 9, 2024, shortly after 4:30 a.m., the Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to a disturbance on Parkside Street in Maiden. Investigations revealed the incident was a residential robbery and assault. The victim was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect is believed to possess a weapon and is considered a potential threat to public safety. The suspect is described as a 28-year-old male, 6’1″ with thin build, white skin with short brown hair, light-brown partial beard, and blue eyes. The suspect has a tattoo of a Canadian Flag with a cross on the right forearm, and a tattoo of a female on left forearm.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident, who may know the whereabouts of this person, or who may encounter the suspect should not approach. Instead, call 9-1-1 as soon as possible.
More information will be released when available. The investigation is ongoing under the direction of the Haliburton Highlands OPP Crime Unit.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.