The Saanich police Major Crime Unit are investigating the forced entry into a Gordon Head home around 5 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 14). (Black Press Media file photo)

The Saanich police Major Crime Unit are investigating the forced entry into a Gordon Head home around 5 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 14). (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Saanich police release suspect description after forced entry into Kings Park area home

Elderly Gordon Head homeowner suffered minor injuries Tuesday, suspect fled the area afterward

Detectives continue to investigate following a forced entry into a home in the King Alfred Park area of Gordon Head late Tuesday afternoon.

The Saanich Police Department released further details about the suspect on Thursday (Dec. 16). He is described as a Caucasian man in his early 20’s, six feet tall with a medium build, and was wearing all dark clothing at the time of the incident.

The homeowner answered the door about 5 p.m. Dec. 14 and as they opened it, the suspect pushed their way inside and confronted the owner, an elderly man. The suspect fled the home afterwards, and no information on whether anything was stolen was immediately available.

The homeowner sustained minor, non life-threatening injuries.

The case is being investigated by Saanich police’s Major Crime Unit. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Saanich police at 250-475-4321 or call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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