Man Wanted for Assault with Weapon in Brampton
Officers are searching for a suspect following a recent break and enter in Brampton.
On Tuesday, March 12, police say a male suspect forced his way into a Brampton residence and made death threats to several people inside.
“Numerous other criminal offences were identified as having occurred prior to and after this incident,” police say.
The suspect was identified as Linval Ritchie, a 26 year old man with no fixed address.
Ritchie is wanted for breaking and entering, four counts of uttering threats, three counts of assault, and assault with a weapon.
He is believed to be actively evading police.
Ritchie is known to have ties to the City of Welland, City of Orangeville and the City of Brampton, police say.
Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is asked to call police at 905-453-2121, ext. 2133.
Photo courtesy of Peel Regional Police
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