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Police in York Region say they have charged a man in connection with multiple alleged break-and-enters north of Newmarket, Ont.

Police say they began investigating the break-ins on August 11 and 12 in Georgina, Ont.

They allege the suspect broke into homes at night to steal wallets and electronics.

Police say they arrested a 19-year-old man on Friday and charged him with 15 counts of break-and-enter and failure to comply with probation.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and are encouraging residents to lock their doors and windows.

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