Two Brantford men are facing break and enter charges after city police arrested the pair on Friday.
Police say an investigation began on June 11, when residents of a Brock Street home witnessed one of the accused break a window to enter a residence.
The man threatened the witness and fled the scene in a vehicle driven by the other accused.
Further investigation revealed that one of the men was responsible for a total of eight residential break-ins.
Detectives were led to search a residence where investigators located 11 items which had been reported stolen following other break-ins.
One victim’s property, a laptop computer and a camera, were recovered, but a cello remains missing.
A 44-year-old Darling Street man is charged with eight counts of break and enter to a dwelling house, six counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000, uttering threats and possession of a controlled substance.
A 39-year-old Darling Street man is charged with break and enter to a dwelling house and six counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000.
Anyone with information about break and enters in the city is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service street crimes unit at 519-756-7050 ext. 2286.