Man arrested following break-and-enter of business on Victoria Avenue

A 34-year-old was arrested following a business break-and-enter in the 400 block of Victoria Avenue East.

Early Wednesday morning, police received a call where the caller said they had been alerted via security footage that the suspect had smashed a glass storefront and made off with various pieces of merchandise.

Officers responded, viewed the footage and were able to identify the suspect.

Three hours later, officers located the suspect walking in the 11th Avenue and Halifax Street area and arrested him. A search following the arrest turned up the stolen merchandise.

As a result, the 34-year-old is charged with breaking and entering and possessing property obtained by crime under $5,000.

He first appeared on these charges in Regina Provincial Court at 2:00 p.m.

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