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Peterborough man charged with break-and-enter at Water Street apartment: police

Peterborough police have charged a man following a reported break-in. Peterborough Police Service

A Peterborough, Ont., man has been arrested and charged following a reported break-in at a Water Street apartment on Tuesday evening.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 5:20 p.m., officers were called regarding an unknown man who had allegedly entered a Water Street apartment through an unlocked door. The residents were home at the time, police said.

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Through an investigation, police say a suspect was identified and later found in the area of Charlotte and Simcoe streets.

Brandon Wayne McConnell, 25, of no fixed address in Peterborough, was arrested and charged with break-and-enter and failure to comply with a probation order.

He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough later Wednesday, police said.

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