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Suspect caught by Police Dog Hans in Northfield charged over thefts from vehicles

Tristan Harris 1st Oct, 2020 Updated: 2nd Oct, 2020

A MAN found in possession of items stolen from vehicles who was caught by a police dog in Northfield has been charged.

Mark Boreland, of no fixed abode, has been charged with theft from motor vehicle.

The 40-year-old is due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court today (Friday).

Police had been called after reports of a man trying to break into vehicles in several streets yesterday morning.

As PD Hans (pictured) began his search, a man broke his cover from a garden on Tessall Lane.

The suspect did not get very far and was stopped in his tracks as PD Hans sprung into action.

He was arrested after being found with the items on him.

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