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Young teen charged in relation to auto theft

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NEWS RELEASE

SAULT STE. MARIE POLICE SERVICE

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On Oct. 4, 2017 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested a 14-year-old male from Sault Ste. Marie for the theft of a motor vehicle.

It is alleged that just after 10 a.m. the accused took a motor vehicle from a person known to him. Police located the vehicle being operated by the accused a short time later. The vehicle was stopped and the accused was taken into custody. 

He has been charged with one count of theft over $5,000 and one count of possession of stolen property. He was held for bail court.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, or any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), submit an e-tip from the Crime Stoppers' website or text keyword SSM with your tip to 274637.

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