HALIFAX -- Halifax Regional Police are investigating two break and enters that happened Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

At 10:29 p.m. Tuesday, Halifax Regional Police responded to reports of a break and enter at a residence in the 0-50 block of Chappell Street in Dartmouth, N.S.

The homeowner reported a man breaking into his home and stealing a laptop, before fleeing on foot towards Wyse Road.

Just under two hours later, police received reports of a second break and enter on Middle Street in Dartmouth.

At 12:38 a.m. Wednesday, police located and arrested a man a short distance from the second location.

Police say the suspect -- a 35-year-old man from Dartmouth -- was in possession of a stolen laptop.

He remains in custody until a court appearance and faces multiple charges including break and enter, trespass by night, and breach of probation.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them or Crime Stoppers.