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Wanted Peterborough man arrested following business break-in: police

Peterborough police arrested a man in possession of weapons on Sept. 21, 2022. Peterborough Police Service

A Peterborough, Ont., man is facing charges in connection with a business break-in early Thursday morning.

Just after midnight, Peterborough Police Service officers responded to a reported break and enter in progress at a plaza in the area of Hilliard Street and Marina Boulevard.

“It was reported that a male had approached a business, smashed a window, and went inside,” police said.

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No one was found in the business, but officers located a suspect matching the description provided a short distance away. Police say the man was in possession of a hammer at the time of his arrest.

A 40-year-old man was charged with breaking and entering and possession of a break-in instrument.

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Police say the accused was also found to be wanted on nine outstanding warrants.

He was held in custody and will appear in court in Peterborough later Thursday, police said.

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