PRINCE GEORGE, BC: Two youths were arrested and released to their guardians after being caught by a Police Service Dog during the overnight on Tuesday…
Police say on May 3, 2022, just after 2:00 AM, officers responded to a report of a break-and-enter to a liquor store on the 100-block of Tabor Boulevard. Witnesses reported seeing several suspects enter and exit the store multiple times.
Officers along with a Police Dog Service team immediately responded and surrounded the business. After brief foot pursuits, and with the assistance of the Police Service Dog, officers caught two suspects attempting to flee the scene. A third suspect evaded police capture.
A Prince George RCMP Service Dog located two suspects fleeing the scene. The two youths will attend court at a later date.
“Police recovered much of the stolen product, which was stashed nearby. The total value of the stolen merchandise was just over $2400,” states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, media spokesperson for the Prince George RCMP.
Investigators released the two youth to their parents on Undertakings with future court dates. However, the third suspect is still outstanding. Police are looking for anyone with dash cam footage or video surveillance from this neighbourhood, which may show the third suspect leaving the area. The footage would be from May 3, 2022, between 1:30 AM nd 2:30 AM.
The investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Released by Prince George RCMP and edited by PJXM News. You can view the unedited version here.