( Colin Williamson file photo )

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Durham Regional Police Service responded to a residence near Jackman Road and Scugog Street in Bowmanville for a home invasion. According to the victim, two suspects gained entry to the house, one armed with an axe and the other a sword. The victim confronted them and suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. The suspects fled on foot.


The victim was transported to a Toronto trauma centre by Region of Durham Paramedic Services 


The suspects are described as both male, white, and one had a mask covering his face, and the other wore a dark-hooded sweatshirt and blue shoes.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Whelan at the East Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1613.