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Woman bound with zip ties in Whitchurch-Stouffville break-in

Shortly after 2 a.m. Oct. 10, 4 men broke into a trailer on the property on Woodbine near St. John's
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Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking witnesses following a home invasion robbery that occurred in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville.

On Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, shortly before 3 a.m., police were called to a property on Woodbine Avenue south of St. John’s Sideroad, for a report of sound of gunshots. When officers arrived they found a victim on the rural property, a 34-year-old woman, who was not physically injured.

Investigators were advised that shortly after 2 a.m., four unknown men broke into a trailer on the property where the victim was located. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun.

The suspects bound the victim’s hands with zip ties and duct taped her mouth, then demanded cash. The suspects fled on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6631, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at