January 31, 2018 12:19 pm

2 men charged in string of downtown London vehicle break-ins

London police released this image of a map showing more than 25 locations of vehicle break-ins in the downtown core since Boxing Day 2017.

London police released this image of a map showing more than 25 locations of vehicle break-ins in the downtown core since Boxing Day 2017.

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London police say they’ve collared two men in connection with a spate of recent vehicle break-ins in the city’s downtown core.

Officers say more than 25 incidents were reported between Dec. 26, 2017, and last Wednesday.

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Thanks to information from a number of units within the police service, officers were able to launch a joint investigation into the activity.

As a result of the investigation, officers say they arrested two 29-year-old London men in connection with the case. The suspects face a combined 18 charges including break and enter and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

The men will appear in separate court hearings early in February to answer to the charges.

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