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Observant Officer On Patrol Apprehends Suspects At Commercial Break And Enter

Last evening a New Westminster Police Officer while on routine Patrol in the 10th street area, notices damage to the glass doors of a commercial building. Upon investigating the officer discovers that he has interrupted a break and enter in progress and that a male is still inside the building. The male attempted to escape to a waiting vehicle but after a brief foot pursuit this male was arrested. Other officers arrived on scene and arrested a second male waiting in vehicle with stolen property from the business. Both suspects are known to police and are held in custody for appearance in court.