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Suspects caught after B&E to Quesnel business…

QUESNEL, BC: Two people have been arrested following a Break And Enter in progress late Friday night…

Police say just before 11 PM, officers responded to the break and enter on Pinecrest Road. The incident was called in by a property representative who witnessed individuals inside the compound.

Upon arrival, officers located a breach in a fence. A search of the area, including the compound, was conducted. A Police Service Dog from Prince George located a man and woman hiding out on the property. The pair were arrested without incident and taken to Quesnel RCMP cells.

It is alleged the suspects entered the compound and attempted to steal several items including chain saws, power tools, lawn cutting equipment and jerry cans full of fuel.

“The quick actions of the property representative and the responding police officers were key in making the arrest”, says Quesnel Detachment Commander Staff Sergeant Andrew Burton.

The investigation into this matter is ongoing.

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