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Police make arrest in commercial property break-in

Incident happened early Tuesday morning near Scottsdale/Stone Road intersection

Police arrested a Guelph man early Tuesday morning in connection with a break-in at a commercial property near the Scottsdale/Stone Road intersection.

Guelph police report that at 5:02 a.m., they were contacted regarding a break and enter in progress at a commercial property. A man had entered the underground parking garage of the property and was accessing the building through the elevators.

Police arrived on scene and at 5:13 a.m. and observed a man flee the building on foot.

At 5:14 a.m., the male was arrested a short distance away.

A search incident to arrest revealed the man had break and enter tools including a lock picking set and wire cutters and mail not in the male’s name.

A 29-year-old has been charged with:

- Break, enter a place with intent to commit indictable offence

- Possession of break-in instruments

- Possession of property obtained by crime

- Breach probation

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.