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Police charge Busselton tooth thief
Police charge Busselton 'tooth thief'

A man is facing numerous charges after allegedly stealing jewellery and a box containing baby teeth.

Police arrested the 31-year-old after he attempted to buy goods at the Busselton Harvey Norman store with a cheque allegedly stolen from a Margaret River café earlier this week.

It will be alleged the man, from Mt Helena, used an angle grinder to break into a safe at Blue Ginger Café before stealing about $8000 cash and a chequebook.

Police found jewellery and 10 teeth from a home burglary in Busselton during a search of his man's car.

The man was charged with aggravated burglary, stealing, possessing stolen or unlawfully obtained property, possessing a prohibited drug and possessing a prohibited drug with intent to sell or supply.

He is due to appear in Perth Magistrate’s Court on July 28.

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