PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough County OPP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect.
Officers responded to a break-and-enter complaint that occurred at a business located on Lakefield Road on November 19th at approximately 7:15pm. The complainant reported that two male suspects were captured on video surveillance attempting to enter the business.
Officers observed a vehicle with two occupants in the parking lot when they arrived on scene. The vehicle fled at a high rate of speed when approached by officers according to police. Officers did not pursue it due to concerns for public safety, but the licence plate was obtained.
One suspect was identified, arrested and charged.
19-year-old Kristopher Elves-Peacock of Peterborough, has been charged with:
• Break, enter a place-commit indictable offence
• Theft under $5000
• Flight from peace officer
• Dangerous operation
• Drive without authorized accompanying driver
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on December 20, 2022.
The outstanding suspect was observed to be wearing dark pants, a plaid long sleeve shirt, pink/purple hat and had a dark backpack with reflective bands.
Investigators are actively looking for information that may lead to the identification of the suspect. Police urge the public to call in tips on this case, or others, to the Peterborough County OPP at 705-742-0401, the non-emergency line (888) 310-1122 or to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)