November 24, 2015 - 3:27 PM
PENTICTON - An alert off-duty officer foiled a pair of tire thieves last week in Penticton.
Around 8:45 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 22, the off-duty officer spotted two people in the locked tire bin at Canadian Tire on Railway Avenue.
Police responded to find a man and a woman in the compound. The male attempted to climb to the roof while the female was found in the tire pile.
A search of the pair produced weapons including a baton and knives, along with break-in tools and multiple tires in the back of a vehicle nearby.
The pair were arrested and charged with break and enter.
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