MATTOON -- A 24-year-old Mattoon man has been arrested on a preliminary charge of burglary.

According to a news release from the Mattoon Police Department, the man was taken into custody Wednesday in connection with a report of items being taken from a vehicle while it was parked at  in the 2100 block of Prairie Avenue.

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Preliminary charges are reviewed by the state's attorney's office. 

The man was taken to the Coles County jail.

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Rob Stroud is a reporter for the JG-TC, covering the city of Mattoon, Lake Land College, Cumberland County and areas including Oakland, Casey and Martinsville.

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