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Man wanted on outstanding warrants in Wellington County arrested in Atwood

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ATWOOD – A man with outstanding warrants was arrested during the evening hours of Dec. 12 in Atwood.

North Perth OPP say that officers were on foot patrol in Atwood that evening when they saw a man that police identified as a wanted person.

The accused, 26-year-old Joseph Bentley of Wellington North, was arrested on outstanding warrants with Wellington County OPP and was transported to the detachment in Teviotdale.

The Perth County OPP reminds residents to contact police should suspicious activity be taking place in their neighbourhood.

“Working together, citizens and police can greatly enhance the overall safety of any community,” said Perth County OPP detachment commander Inspector Rob Scott.