Man hiding in attic arrested following seven alleged thefts at local businesses

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

Late afternoon on October 10, 2019, members of Brandon Police Service Major Crimes Section, conducted a search warrant at a residence on Dufferin Ave.

Located inside the residence was property connected to seven separate thefts, which occurred at Brandon businesses between September 24, 2019 and October 8, 2019.

In each of these thefts, the suspect, whose image was caught on video surveillance, stole power tools and electronics.

A 36-year-old male was arrested in the residence after he was found hiding in the attic, and lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre. He will appear today on charges of Theft under $5000 X 7, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime as well as outstanding arrest warrants for Theft Under $5000.