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Man arrested after homeowner finds child talking to stranger inside home

A 36-year-old London man has been charged with break and enter with intent. Global News

A London man has been arrested after a homeowner in east London found his child speaking to a stranger inside their home on Thursday morning.

According to police, it was around 6:15 a.m. when the homeowner heard his young son speaking to someone inside their Trafalgar Street home.

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Police say the homeowner then found a stranger near his child who was packing up items that belong to the home.

The homeowner then scared off the stranger before contacting police. No injuries were reported.

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Within hours of the incident, police arrested a suspect in the area of Hale and Trafalgar streets.

A 36-year-old London man has been charged with break and enter with intent to commit an indictable offence. He is scheduled to appear in a London court on Thursday.

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