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Police make arrest in theft incident

A Dauphin man is facing numerous theft charges after being arrested by police this past weekend in Dauphin, Manitoba.

Around 6:30am on December 16, 2012, officers from the Dauphin Municipal RCMP detachment were called to Edward Avenue in Dauphin, as a person had been seen trying the doors of vehicles.

Polic say that officers attended the area and observed the suspect entering and exiting vehicles. The suspect was observed to take items from the vehicles before he was arrested. Once in custody, officers recovered a number of items that had recently been stolen from nearby vehicles.

24-year-old Patrick Joshua Nepinak of Dauphin, has been charged with several criminal offences, including 3 counts of theft. Nepinak has been remanded in custody to appear in Provincial Court.

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