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Fort man facing charges

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On June 11 around 3:05 p.m., members of the Atikokan OPP received a report of threats that had occurred in the Town of Atikokan.

Further, officers were provided information that a break-and-enter had occurred at a residence there.

Police began an investigation into the break-and-enter and threats, and it is ongoing.

As a result of the investigation, a male from Atikokan has been arrested and charged with criminal offences.

As well, a 21-year-old male from Fort Frances was charged with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm contrary and break/enter a dwelling house to commit an indictable offence.

He also faces counts of mischief under $5,000 and mischief over $5,000.

The accused has been released on a promise to appear in court, which is scheduled for Oct. 3 in Atikokan.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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