Man arrested after allegedly breaking into a London, Ont., school

·1 min read

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., say they have arrested a man after a school was broken into overnight.

They say officers were called to Al-Taqwa Academy early Monday morning after an alarm went off at the school.

Officers, with the assistance of a canine unit, investigated and a male suspect was found inside the school.

Police say that after a search they found a bag filled with property belonging to the school and a driver’s licence previously reported as stolen.

The 36-year-old London man is charged with break enter and theft, possession of property obtained by crime under $5000, and resisting arrest.

He's scheduled to appear in court on June 23.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 29, 2021.

The Canadian Press