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Break In Arrest Made – Youth Charged

MOUNT FOREST – Wellington OPP have charged a 15 year old boy from Mount Forest after numerous vehicles were entered in his hometown.
The break and enters took place overnight on August 26th in the Ayrshire Street area and the Albert Street area.
Officer say cash, loose change, identification and credit cards were taken from the vehicles. The suspect later tossed the credit cards and identification in nearby ditches and front lawns.
The 15 year old has been charged with theft under $5,000, mischief to property, failing to comply with undertaking, resisting a peace officer and escaping lawful custody.
According to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, a second male youth was identified and has been diverted. OPP are also looking for an adult male who they also consider to be a suspect.