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Police are looking for an armed suspect after an attempt break and enter in Ajax Thursday morning.

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, at approximately 7:10 a.m., the front-door bell rang at a residence in the area of Harwood Avenue North and Rossland Road West in Ajax. The female homeowner answered the door to find an armed male standing at the door. The suspect attempted to force his way into the house and the quick-thinking homeowner managed to shut the door and call 911. The suspect then fled on foot.

Officers, including a K-9 Unit, searched the area but did not locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as: male, 6′ tall, thick build, wearing a gold mask, hooded sweater, grey track pants and a back-pack.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact Det. Ludlow of West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1925.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.