Pair charged in Platt’s Lane break and enter, vehicle theft: London police

London police vehicles in police parking garage, Sept. 6, 2017. Matthew Trevithick / 980 CFPL

Two people are facing charges in connection with a break and enter investigation over the weekend that saw a vehicle stolen, London police say.

The incident happened on Sunday when police responded to a home on Platt’s Lane for a break and enter. A red 2016 four-door Mazda sedan had been stolen from the address, police said.

Officers on bike patrol near Queens Avenue and Elizabeth Street witnessed the vehicle around 1 p.m. and the vehicle was stopped soon after in the 700 block of Dundas Street, police said.

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Two people were taken into custody and property stolen from the Platt’s Lane address was seized, police said.

The accused, a 23-year-old man and 22-year-old woman, are jointly charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, break enter and theft, and theft of motor vehicle.

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The man is also charged with failure to comply with a release order.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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