A man broke into an Alfred residence on Wednesday evening (September 12), confronted the home’s residents and assaulted one person, who sustained life-threatening injuries.

The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with members of the Hawkesbury OPP Crime Unit is investigating this residential break-in, with violence, in the Village of Alfred.

On September 12, 2018, between 11:30 P.M. and midnight, it was reported that a lone male entered a home in the area of Valain and St. Victor Streets in Alfred, assaulting one of the residents.

The male is described as being in his late 20’s or early 30’s. He was wearing jeans and no shirt.

If you have any information on this incident you are asked to contact Detective Constable Sabastien Brisson at 613-632-2729.

The OPP encourages everyone to ensure windows and doors are locked, especially at night.

If you have information on this matter and you would like to remain anonymous please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Persons giving tips to Crime Stoppers that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward. Crime stoppers does not subscribe to Call display. Your call will stay anonymous and your presence won’t be needed in court. Tips can also be sent via text messages and e-mail. For information visit National Capital Crime Stoppers’ website at www.CrimeStoppers.ca ‎More information will be provided as it becomes available.