Citizens nab car thieves

Two male teens were located and arrested by two citizens, who held the suspects until police arrived.

  • Nov. 20, 2015 12:00 p.m.

On Oct. 24 at 5 a.m. Ladysmith RCMP responded to a report of two males stealing from parked vehicles in the 5100 block of Christie Rd. The suspects fled after being yelled at. Two male teens were located and arrested by two citizens, who held the suspects until police arrived. The youths were found to have items taken from unlocked vehicles in the area.

The youths are well known to police and were later released to guardians with strict conditions and facing pending charges of theft and mischief. One of them was found in breach of conditions.

Ladysmith Chronicle