16 Jun '11, 12am

Canadian police charge a man in central Ontario province with stealing a house

OTTAWA - CANADIAN police on Wednesday charged a man in central Ontario province with stealing a house. The owner arrived home to find his 10-year-old mobile home in the Ontario community of Dundalk, north-west of Toronto, was missing. He alerted police who located the '45-foot, double-wide' prefabricated building worth an estimated C$30,000 (S$37,865) on a rural property 'a relatively short distance from where it was taken,' Ontario Provincial Police Constable Dave Myers told AFP. A 43-year-old man was charged with theft and mischief, and using forged documents to try to convince police that he owned the building. Authorities could not explain how the home was stolen. -- AFP

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