TPS Says It Found A Shipping Container With Enough Stolen Furniture To Fill An IKEA

That's a whole lot of some assembly required.

Officers with the Toronto Police Service basically stumbled upon a mini-IKEA after finding a shipping container filled with more than $120,000 worth of allegedly stolen office and home furniture.

Two Mississauga men have been charged in the incident, which started when a shipping container was stolen from the Jane and Finch area on Thursday, May 13.

According to a statement from TPS, officers found the container at a warehouse just a seven-minute drive away from where the theft took place, recovering a staggering amount of furniture.

Police say they found 193 boxes of office furniture, 97 pieces of home furnishings, 51 boxes of home reno equipment and cabinetry and 10 boxes of bathroom reno merchandise.

Bilal Mohammed, 32, and Hamza Irfan, 30, have both been charged with multiple counts of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (over $5,000) and Trafficking in Property Obtained by Crime (over $5,000).

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