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Police arrest theft from auto suspect with the help of multiple witnesses

New Westminster – On November 22nd at approximately 2:30am, the New Westminster Police Department received two phone calls where one witness described someone breaking into a vehicle near 800 Carnarvon Street.

When police arrived on scene and a witness helped police by pointing them in the direction of the suspect. The suspect fled the scene and after a short foot pursuit they were arrested and safely taken into custody.

“We owe a big thanks to the people who called 9-1-1,” Stated Sergeant Sanjay Kumar. “If you ever are witnessing what you believe to be a crime in progress, calling 9-1-1 allows our officers to arrive on scene fast. In this case, we were able to identify and arrest a suspect.”

Charges against a 40 year old Vancouver resident related to Theft Under $5,000 will be recommended to Crown Counsel.


FILE: 21-18617

CONTACT PERSON: Sergeant Sanjay Kumar

PHONE: 604-529-2537