August 3, 2014 6:46 pm
Updated: August 3, 2014 10:22 pm

Mountie surprises man breaking into vehicles in northern Saskatchewan

RCMP officer surprises suspect breaking vehicle windows in northern Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan RCMP / Supplied

LA RONGE, Sask. – An RCMP officer allegedly arrested a suspect red-handed in La Ronge, Sask. on Sunday morning.

The RCMP officer received a call from a nearby locked compound for vehicles of owners who are flown to fishing camps.

RCMP say the officer caught the suspect while he was still actively breaking into vehicles.

A total of 23 vehicles were broken into and rummaged through.

The La Ronge area man is currently facing several charges and will be held for a court appearance after the long weekend.

Investigators say the suspect may not have acted alone.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP at 306-425-6730 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

La Ronge is approximately 345 kilometres north of Saskatoon.

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