Man faces six charges after stealing a sweater

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OTTAWA — The Ottawa Police Service Break and Enter unit has charged a man with three distinct Break and Enters.
A man was captured on surveillance cameras breaking the front lock of a business located on the 2500 block of Bank Street and enter the business around 9 p.m. on April 17. The man was startled by the alarm system and fled the scene without taking anything.

A man attempted to enter a business located on the 700 block of Bank Street, shortly after 1 a.m. on May 3. Again, he got startled by the alarm and pedestrians approaching the business.  He fled the scene without gaining access.
A man broke into another business located on the 1-100 block of Elgin Street, shortly before 2 a.m. on May 9, by forcing one of the side doors. He entered the business, rummaged through some drawers before leaving with a sweater belonging to an employee.

The Ottawa Police Break and Enter Unit charged Ahmed Metwally, 31, of Ottawa, with:
•       Two counts of Breaking and Entering
•       Attempts to commit a dual procedure offence
•       Two counts of Breach of Probation
•       Failure to comply with a release order

He is scheduled to appear in court today.

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