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Man charged after child's wagon was stolen

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On Oct. 11, 2017, shortly before 3 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a theft of child's wagon from a residence on Walker Street in the Town of Thessalon. 

The next day on Oct. 12, 2017, the owner observed a male on Walker Street with her daughter's wooden wagon in tow. The description of the male and a possible first name were given to police. Police determined who the male was and located him on Oct. 17, 2017 where he was arrested. 

As a result of the investigation, Kyle Parnell, 32 years of age from Thessalon, Ont. was charged with: possession property obtained by crime under $5,000-in Canada, contrary to section 354 of the Criminal Code.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on Dec. 7, 2017.

Any person with information regarding thefts in the area should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit an e-tip from the Crime Stoppers website at