Richmond RCMP looking for South Asian / Middle Eastern home invasion suspect

ON Monday, at approximately 7:56 p.m., Richmond RCMP responded to an alleged home invasion in the 9100-block of No 1 Road.

An unidentified male suspect allegedly attempted to gain entry to the residence through the front door but was unsuccessful.  The suspect eventually gained entry to the main residence through an adjoining basement suite.

The suite was occupied at the time and the occupants were able to flee unharmed.

When frontline officers arrived the suspect had already fled the scene.

The suspect (see photos) is described as:

  • South Asian or Middle Eastern;
  • Dark hair;
  • 173 cm (5’8”) – 183 cm (6’) tall

The suspect was wearing:

  • Black hoodie;
  • Black pants;
  • Bandana around his face;
  • Gloves

Officers obtained video surveillance of the suspect and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male. 

This incident appears to be targeted.

Richmond RCMP Watch General Investigation Unit has conduct of this investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212 or by email at and quote File number 2020-7181. Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).