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Waterloo man arrested after reported apartment burglaries

A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say they have made an arrest in connection with a string of apartment burglaries that were recently reported near the University of Waterloo.

Police say between Jan. 10 and Jan. 19, a thief got into apartment buildings in the Phillips Street area and entered unlocked apartments.

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They say the thief made off with electronics and bicycles.

Police say a 31-year-old Waterloo man is facing five charges of break and enter.

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They are reminding residents to be vigilant in keeping their doors locked, even when they are home.

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