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Suspect arrested in downtown St. John's break and enter spree

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The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) general investigation unit has made an arrest in connection with multiple break and enter investigations in downtown St. John's.

Spanning from late August up to Sept. 14, the RNC responded to multiple incidents of break and enter in the downtown area. Subsequent investigations by the general investigation unit led investigators to identify a 43-year-old man from St. John’s to be alledgedly responsible for several of the incidents, a RNC news release said Tuesday.

On Monday, shortly after 1 p.m., RNC patrol officers located the 43-year-old man in the downtown area of St. John’s. He was arrested without incident, held to appear in provincial court, and has been charged with three counts of break and enter, robbery and multiple court order breaches.

The RNC general investigation unit continues to investigate similar incidents in the downtown area, and asks anyone who has information to provide, or has CCTV or dash camera footage in the area, to call the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at: www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

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