Warning issued about aggressive door-to-door eavestrough cleaner

Police have issued a warning about a man who "acts aggressively" when he offers his services to clean eavestroughs. There have been three complaints from homeowners in Cambridge and Kitchener.

Man 'acts aggressively' and appears to target women who live alone

Police have issued a warning about a man they say acts aggresively when offering his services to clean eavestroughs. There have been three complaints in total from homeowners in Cambridge and Kitchener. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

Police are warning the public about a man who has been pushing his eavestrough cleaning services in parts of Cambridge and Kitchener.

Officers have received three complaints from residents in the Galt area of Cambridge and Borden Avenue in Kitchener. They say a man approaches women and elderly women who live alone and "acts aggressively" when offering to clean their eavestroughs, according to police. 

On Sept. 6, police said a suspicious man went back to a house where he was denied work and broke in, stealing personal items. He fled on a bicycle after he was confronted by the homeowner.

The man is described as white, 40 to 50 years old, five feet and seven inches tall with a thin build. He had short, brown hair and light facial scruff.

Anyone who has interacted with the man or knows him is asked to call police.

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