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Milton man arrested for breaking into his own home.

A man has been released from police custody following a misunderstanding over a perceived break-in ta residence in Milton, which occurred Tuesday, Oct. 18.

At around 10 p.m., a resident contacted Halton police after observing a man walking between two residences on Langholm Street and tan hearing a loud noise.

Officers arrived on the scene and noticed a home’s basement window had been smashed.

Police surrounded the home and then arrested a man who exited the dwelling through the front door.

Police said the man was able to quickly prove this was in fact his house.

He reportedly told officers he was forced to break into it when the electronic door locks for the dwelling malfunctioned.

The individual was released unconditionally.

Police are investigating following a break-in at a dwelling on Deacon Drive, which took place Tuesday, Oct. 18.

At some point between 12:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., someone forced open the home’s front door, police said.

The intruder entered the residence but appears to have left empty-handed.

No one was home at the time of the break-in.

No suspect description is available at this time.

Officers are also looking for the individual responsible for a break-in at a residence on Gollins Drive, which occurred Sunday, Oct. 9.

At around 4 a.m., someone opened the home’s garage door and stole two bicycles and an electric scooter, police said.

No one was home at the time of the break-in.

The stolen property is valued at $760.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-20s or 30s who was carrying a dark backpack.

Anyone with information about either of these real break-ins is asked to contact Halton police at 905-825-4747, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or

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