Male, 13, charged for car and bike shop break-ins

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)

Durham Regional Police laid charges against a 13-year-old male after Precision Cycle Works and GB Services on Simcoe Street in Oshawa were broken into overnight. Durham Regional Police

Officers were called to a break-in in progress at the bike shop on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 6:15 a.m. The K-9 unit helped locate a male in a nearby shed. Police say they pulled the suspect out of the shed with the police dog. The boy was treated in hospital for treatment of a bite wound to his leg.

Police say the same youth was charged with the break-in at GB Services Friday night. The windows and bars to the office were damaged.

Nothing was stolen in either case. The youth cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact Cst. Dunbar of the Central East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5200.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.


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