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Charlottetown police are searching for a thief who broke into a house on Newland Crescent while the residents were asleep inside the home.
Police were called to the residence on Tuesday, after it was discovered that a break and enter had occurred sometime overnight.
Entry into the home was gained through an unlocked door and a sum of money was taken.
Police said the matter remains under investigation and that anyone with information regarding the crime can contact them at (902) 629-4172 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.