Help wanted from the public in finding the rightful owner of the stolen war medals found in Kitchener | The Canadian News

Waterloo Regional Police say they are searching for the owner of three World War II Armed Forces service medals after they were recovered during a recent arrest.

Police say officers were called to a home near Thaler and Kinzie avenues Monday night around 10:30 p.m. for a reported break-in.

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Police say officers found a man in the home. The suspect then left on foot, but he was quickly caught up and handcuffed.

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Police say they also seized breaking and entering tools, identity documents and a quantity of suspected fentanyl, as well as the three service medals.

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A 45-year-old Kitchener man faces numerous charges, including trespassing and entering with the intent to commit an indictable crime, possession of break-in-entry tools, possession of stolen identity documents and possession of drugs.

Police are asking anyone who can identify the rightful owner of the medals to call 519-570-9777 or Crime Stopper at 1-800-222-8477.

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