Halton Police need help finding wanted Burlington man

Halton Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a 20-year-old Burlington man, wanted on a number of charges.

The 20-year-old is known to frequent Burlington, Oakville, Hamilton and the surrounding areas

A 20-year-old Burlington man is wanted by Halton Region Police for several charges including assault with intent to resist arrest. (Halton Police)

Halton Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a 20-year-old Burlington man who is wanted on a number of charges.

Police said the man stole several items from Oakville Place Mall in Oct. 2015 and managed to wrestle away from the security guard who caught him. The guard was injured in the struggle. 

The accused has also failed to appear for four of his court dates, Halton officers said.

He's described by police as having red hair and green eyes, standing 5-8 and weighing 140 pounds.

The 20-year-old has been charged with theft under $5,000, assault with intent to resist arrest and four counts of fail to appear.

Police are asking anyone who may have information that would assist investigators to contact them at 905-825-4747, ext. 2208. Anonymous tips can also be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.