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ATV recovered, man charged

ATWOOD – A 29 year old man from North Perth has been arrested after an ATV was stolen from a home in Atwood. 
Police say the AATV was taken from a rural residence on Line 78 last week. Officers made the arrest after the spotted a man driving the stolen ATV a short while later. Justin Bell is facing several charges including theft over $5,000. 
The ATV was returned to it’s rightful owner. OPP are offering the following tips to avoid becoming the victim of a crime like this one: 
– Never leave a running vehicle unattended;- Lock your doors;- Roll up your windows;- Keep valuables out of sight;- Pocket your keys;- Always park in a well-lit area.