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Teen charged, suspect sought in high school break-and-enter: London police

London South Collegiate Institute at 371 Tecumseh Ave. in London, Ont. via Google Maps

London police say a teenager was arrested and a second suspect fled the scene after a reported break-and-enter at London South Collegiate Institute on Friday.

Police say officers were called to the secondary school at 371 Tecumseh Ave. just before 5 p.m. Friday following reports of a “suspicious person.”

At the scene, police say officers saw a male suspect leave the school heading westbound on foot and dropping electronics as he ran. While that suspect was fleeing, police say a second male suspect was seen in the doorway of the school and was arrested.

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A 17-year-old, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been charged with breaking and entering and theft and is due in court Aug. 17.

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The second suspect is described by police as between 13 and 19 years of age with a slim build and wavy black hair. Police say he was wearing a black ball cap with an H on the front, a black T-shirt, black pants and white running shoes.

The street crime unit is investigating the incident, and anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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