June 11, 2019 2:44 pm

Would-be thief spends day hiding in ceiling of Saskatoon restaurant

A Saskatoon police dog found a would-be thief hiding in the ceiling of a Saskatoon restaurant.

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Charges could be on the menu for a would-be thief who spent more than a day hiding in the ceiling of a Saskatoon restaurant.

Police were called to the business in the 200-block of Pinehouse Drive on Sunday evening when staff heard strange noises coming from above.

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A Saskatoon police dog sniffed out a man hiding in the ceiling.

Police said he had been hiding there with multiple break-and-enter tools.

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He was cold and hungry, despite his proximity to food, but he was given something to eat when Saskatoon police took him to their detention cells.

-With files from Global News

© 2019 The Canadian Press

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