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Summerside man charged with theft, breach of probation

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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

A 28-year-old Summerside man has been charged with theft.

Charlottetown police responded to a theft complaint at about 1:15 a.m. Nov. 21.

The complainant reported that his laptop had been stolen from his work desk at a business located on Richmond Street.

The theft was captured on video surveillance and police were able to obtain a physical description of the suspect.

At 2:45 a.m. while on patrol on Weymouth Street, police observed a man matching the description from the video.

The man was positively identified, arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 and breach of probation.

He was released from custody and will appear in provincial court at a later date.

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