RCMP make arrest after Penticton Soccer Club break-in

A break in at the Penticton Soccer Club was thwarted by a Penticton Security guard last week.

PENTICTON - A suspect was arrested in connection with a break-in at the Penticton Soccer Club last week.

Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth says on Aug. 10, a break and enter was reported at the soccer club.

A man was caught by Penticton Security in a storage room. The security officer shut the door on the man and held him until police arrived.

The man claimed he was checking the room to make sure it was safe for kids, Wrigglesworth says.

RCMP aren't saying what charges the suspect is facing.

Police were also called to Minute Muffler on Main Street early Friday morning, Aug. 12 after a report of a break-in.

Thieves smashed a window and stole five Jeep wheels valued at $1,250. The wheels are Mayhem brand with five bolt pattern in a matte black finish.

No suspects have been arrested.

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