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London man arrested for trying to steal $100,000 truck from Kitchener dealership

A man in handcuffs.
A man in handcuffs. Pixabay File

Waterloo Regional Police say a London, Ont. man has been arrested after he allegedly attempted to steal a $100,000 used pick-up truck from a Kitchener dealership.

Police say the man used a fake ID in an attempt to purchase the vehicle.

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Once the dealership sussed out that something was amiss, they contacted police.

“We were notified by a local car dealership, after they had noticed a suspect had used fraudulent application to purchase a used vehicle that was worth about a $100,000,” Const. Andre Johnston said. “At that point, members of our fraud branch started an investigation.

Police say the man was arrested in Guelph with help from local police.

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The man is facing numerous charges including fraud over $5,000, identity fraud, identity theft and possession of government documents.