Waterloo officers track down alleged thief in Kitchener with help of a police dog

A man in handcuffs. Pixabay File

Waterloo Regional Police say they caught an alleged thief while he was in the act at a Kitchener business over the weekend.

Police were called to a business on Victoria Street South between Patricia and West avenues for a report of a break-in.

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They were told that a masked man wearing an orange hardhat and black coat was trying to make off with property.

Officers found a man matching the reported description and chased him on foot.

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Police say the chase was wrapped up quickly as the man was found with the assistance of a police dog.


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