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Smashed display cases, theft at Greenwood department store results in arrest

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GREENWOOD, NS - Two people are under arrest after someone attempted to steal items by smashing the glass in a store display case using a hammer.

Kings RCMP were called to a theft in progress at a Greenwood department store April 19 at 9:53 a.m. The suspect, police say, was using a hammer to break the glass display cases and steal items inside.

When police arrived at the scene, the suspect had fled in a small black car. A short time later, RCMP officers located the car and arrested the two occupants without incident. The vehicle has been seized.

RCMP Forensic Identification Technicians were called to the scene to assist with collecting evidence. No one was hurt during the theft.

The incident remains under investigation.

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