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Toronto man in custody for reported theft at Saskatoon jewellery store

(Dale Cooper / CTV News) (Dale Cooper / CTV News)

A Toronto man was charged with a robbery offence following a theft at a Saskatoon jewellery store.

Over the noon hour on Monday, a robbery was reported GMG Jewellers.

According to a police news release, a caller described a man wearing a mask and wielding a crowbar entering a jewellery store.

The caller told police that the suspect smashed a display case and stole merchandise before fleeing the store.

“Two patrol officers walking nearby observed the suspect fleeing prior to the incident having been reported to [police], and placed him under arrest,” the police news release said.

Police said the 27-year-old man was transported to detention and the stolen items – located on his person – were seized.

 The man was charged with several offences along with the robbery. Top Stories

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