Arrest In B&E Potential Sex Offender Case

By 53 Division,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 4:09 p.m. September 30, 2015
Updated: 2:14 p.m. October 1, 2015

Investigators in 11 Division identified and arrested a man wanted in a bizarre break-and-enter in midtown.

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A suspect in a break-and-enter investigation

Thura Htut, 36, of Toronto, is charged with Break-and-Enter Commit as well as Theft - Under ($5000) from a previous unrelated incident.

Police had released a photo of a suspect who broke into a midtown home this week.

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at approximately 2:15 p.m., a 51-year-old woman returned home in the Oriole Parkway and Lonsdale Road area where she found an unknown man wearing only boxer shorts and a shirt.

The man ran away when confronted. The woman then found the family dog had been let out of its crate and had its collar removed. Cigarette butts and an impression on the bed were discovered in the children's bedrooms and the pictures of adults had been turned face down but the children's pictures were left standing.

Investigators were concerned the suspect may be a sex offender.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World. 

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