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Man charged over Lohan break-in

21 October 09 08:39 GMT

An 18-year-old man has been charged with breaking into the Hollywood homes of actress Lindsay Lohan and US reality TV star Audrina Patridge.

Nicholas Prugo, who was arrested last month on suspicion of burglary, is accused of stealing $170,000 (£103,000) worth of clothes and jewellery.

Both stars' homes were broken into earlier this year.

Mr Prugo will appear in court on 11 November facing two charges of residential burglary.

Los Angeles prosecutors say more than $43,000 (£26,000) worth of property was stolen from The Hills star Patridge's home in February.

About $128,000 (£77,600) worth of property was taken from Lohan in August.

A statement released by Lohan's publicist at the time said many of the actress's personal belongings were taken "without remorse".

Both incidents were caught on surveillance cameras while neither of the stars were at home when they were burgled.

Mr Prugo could face up to six years in prison if convicted, prosecutors said.

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