York Regional Police have issued a warrant for a 21-year-old man wanted in connection with more than a dozen charges, including extortion, break and enter, and assault, in Markham.
Police arrived at a residence near Denison Street and Markham Road on Sunday, June 7 just before 3 a.m. after receiving a report that a man known to the homeowners was breaking into the house.
The suspect reportedly assaulted three people inside the house and fled when he learned police had been called. The day earlier, the suspect reportedly contacted the victims and had threatened and demanded money from them.
Amal Suresh Mamoottil of no fixed address is also wanted for two counts of uttering threats and five counts of failing to comply with recognizance. Anyone with information is asked to contact the #5 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423 x 7541 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.