November 16, 2018 11:54 am

2 men charged after several thefts from vehicles reported in Essa Township

An OPP detachment sign.

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Two men have been charged after police received several complaints of thefts from vehicles in Essa Township.

According to Nottawasaga OPP, on Tuesday officers received a report of prowlers in the Angus area.

Police say officers patrolled the area and arrested a suspect.

A short while later, officers say a second suspect who fled the area on foot was located and arrested.

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Police say 35-year-old Brian Partridge and 37-year-old Kevin Mason both from Essa Township have been charged with 29 counts of prowl by night and theft from vehicle.

According to police, both men were held pending a bail hearing at a court in Barrie on Wednesday.

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