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Knife seized, young man charged, after stealing from vendor at downtown London festival

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A downtown event over the weekend saw a 17-year-old boy arrested.

On Sunday, in the area of Wellington Street and Dufferin Avenue, police say a group of young people were spotted taking something from a vendor, without paying. When confronted, one of the young men pulled out a knife.

A witness photographed the young people, and the police were contacted.

Nearby a young man was arrested in possession of stolen property, and a knife was recovered.

The young man now faces charges of possession of property obtained by crime, and possession of a weapon.  

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