A local man and a 16 year old accomplice were arrested last night at the Aliant retail store on Bedford Highway after store security caught them trying to steal cash from the till.
From Halifax Police:
“The suspect in this matter, a 40 year old male, was detained by security. Both he and his accomplice , a 16 year old female, were arrested by police. Further police investigation revealed that the male suspect was also responsible for 10 other thefts or attempted thefts from business cash registers in the Metro area. The female is facing 2 counts of attempted theft in relation to tonight’s incident and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. The male is faces 12 counts of theft or attempted theft and the possession of the stolen motor vehicle. Both are being held for court in the morning.”