October 3, 2017 3:50 pm
Updated: October 3, 2017 3:57 pm

Nova Scotia man charged with stealing booze after breaking liquor store window

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RCMP in Nova Scotia have arrested a man who allegedly broke into a liquor store by smashing a window with a rock.

Police were called to the liquor outlet in New Germany on the morning of Sept. 28, after someone had broken into the store and stole several bottles of liquor overnight.

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By 7 p.m. that evening, officers had arrested Chris Russell, 31, of New Germany, N.S. and recovered the pilfered booze.

Russell was charged with break and enter, mischief under $5,000 and breach of an undertaking. He spent that weekend in jail and has been released on conditions to return to court on Oct. 25.

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