06/30/2015 11:02 EDT | Updated 06/30/2016 05:59 EDT

Alleged Etobicoke night prowler, voyeur arrested

A 28-year-old man surrendered to police after they alleged he was looking into bedroom windows of houses in Etobicoke.

On several nights between June 18 and 20, a man was seen looking into bedrooms in the Burnhamthorpe Road and Renforth Drive area. Police say an attempt was made to break into one of the houses.

Patrick Britton, 28, of Toronto, was charged with three counts of prowl by night, two counts of voyeurism and one count break-and-enter.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed any suspicious activities in that area on that weekend to contact them. Police say they believe there may be other victims. 

Police can be contacted at 416-808-2200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).