Police Briefs – Sunday, November 6, 2016

An abandoned house in the Charing Cross and Indian Creek area has gone up in flames.

Police say on Sunday, fire crews and police had arrived to find the two story brick house fully engulfed in flames.

Damage is estimated at $50,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Randy Eckel at randye@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 84400.

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Police are searching for a suspect, following a break and enter in Chatham.

On Saturday, police were called to the Indian Creek E. area where a home owner scared off an intruder.

Police say the male suspect is described as approximately 6ft tall, with short dark brown/black hair, wearing a dark blue or black long jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Fraser Curtis at fraserc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87280. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).