Man Wanted in Connection with Violent Home Invasion in Thornhill
A Terrace area man is wanted by police, in connection with a violent home invasion reported in Thornhill last Friday.
Twenty-nine-year-old William Willie is described as First Nations, about five-foot-six-inches tall and weighing 178 pounds.
He has brown hair and eyes, and a tattoo spelling the word "Trinitee" on his right forearm -- he also has small scars on the right side of his face.
He's suspected of kicking in the door of a residence in Thornhill at around 2pm Friday and assaulting a person inside, before fleeing in a silver car.
The victim suffered minor injuries, and police say the incident was not random.
=== RCMP NEWS RELEASE ===
Man wanted for assault, break and enter
2017-03-13 14:49 PDT
File # 2017-1768
The Terrace RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating William Willie, following a home invasion and assault in Thornhill, Friday afternoon.
Around 2 p.m. on March 10, Terrace RCMP responded to a home invasion in which a man kicked in a door and assaulted a person inside the residence before fleeing in a silver car. The victim received minor injuries. The incident was not random.
Willie also has several outstanding warrants for his arrest.
He is described as:
- 178 pounds
- First Nations
- Brown hair and eyes
- 29 years old
- Thin build
- Right forearm tattoo of the word Trinitee (vertical)
- Small scars predominately on the right side of his face
If you have information about Willie’s whereabouts, please contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).
Cst. Crystal Evelyn
Community Policing / Media Liaison
3205 Eby St., Terrace BC, V8G 2X7