Resident faces weapon after interrupting break-in

West Kelowna RCMP are investigating the incident in the Glenrosa area on Monday

Black Press file

A West Kelowna resident had to stare down a weapon after interrupting a break and enter at a home in the Glenrosa area on Monday.

West Kelowna RCMP say they are continuing to investigate the incident that occurred just before 3 p.m. on Monday.

RCMP responded to a report of an interrupted residential break and enter to a home in the 3400 block of Turnbull Road in West Kelowna. Several officers of the West Kelowna RCMP Detachment responded to the area, alongside a Police Service Dog from Kelowna.

Police have learned that the break and enter suspect produced a weapon when confronted by a local resident. The suspect, who did not injure the man, fled the area on foot.

“Police are investigating whether or not the interrupted break and enter on Turnbull Road is related to two other area residential break and enters, one on Preston Road and one on Lansbury Way,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

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