Two Peterborough residents are facing theft charges after an incident involving a not-for-profit organization on Friday afternoon.
According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 3:15 p.m., officers were informed of a theft of cheques from a not-for-profit group and were provided information about two suspects.
Around 8 p.m., officers responded to information about the two suspects, a woman and a man, being spotted in the area of Simcoe and Aylmer streets. Police allege the man attempted to flee but was apprehended after a short foot pursuit.
Alexander Voicey, 30, and Alisha Newell-Breen, 22, were arrested and each charged with theft over $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.
Voicey was also charged with resisting a peace officer and failure to comply with a probation order to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.
Both were released on undertakings and are scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on June 16, police said Monday.
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