Suspected Superstore thief allegedly spits on security guard when stopped from leaving

The Real Canadian Superstore in Langford, B.C. Google Street View

A man has been arrested after he was allegedly caught stealing merchandise from Superstore in Langford and breaching court-ordered curfew conditions.

The man also allegedly spat on the security officer who tried to stop him from leaving the store.

West Shore RCMP were called at 6:50 p.m. on June 16 to Superstore at 835 Langford Pkwy.

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A loss prevention officer tried to stop a man allegedly leaving the store with a cart full of merchandise that he had not paid for.

That is when RCMP say he spat on the security officer and walked away with more than $1,100 worth of unpaid merchandise.

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RCMP found the suspect not far from the store and found he was also breaching his court-ordered curfew and was outside his residence when he should have been home.

The suspect was arrested for assault, theft under $5,000 and breaching his court conditions.

He is set to appear in court Wednesday.