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Arrest made following break-in at Lindsay business: police

Police in Lindsay made an arrest at a Lindsay Street South business early Wednesday. Global News Peterborough file

An arrest was made after police responded to a break and enter in progress at a business in Lindsay early Wednesday.

According to the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, around 1:10 a.m., officers responded to the incident at a Lindsay Street South business, where they found an insecure window and observed a man inside the building who was attempting to gain entry to a cash registar.

Police say an officer arrested the suspect, who was found in possession of an axe.

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Mark English, 30, of Lindsay was charged with break and enter, possession of break-in instruments, theft under $5,000, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, failure to comply with an undertaking and two counts of failure to comply with probation.

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The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Lindsay later Wednesday, police said.

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