Kitchener man arrested in connection to thefts at car dealerships, fitness facilities

A man in handcuffs. Pixabay File

Waterloo Regional Police say they have arrested a Kitchener man who was wanted in connection to a string of thefts at fitness facilities and car dealerships.

Police say a suspect broke into people’s lockers at fitness facilities to get car keys before making off with people’s automobiles.

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The suspect also allegedly produced fake identification at car dealerships in order to test drive cars.

Police said he would take the vehicle out for a test drive and never return.

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Police arrested a 31-year-old Kitchener man on Wednesday and he is facing numerous charges including break and enter, theft of a motor vehicle, theft under $5,000, two counts of possession of stolen property over $5,000, personation with intent, identity theft and assault with intent to resist arrest.

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Police say they have not completed their investigation yet.

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