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Sudbury man charged after break-in at Timmins convenience store

Police say there's 'considerable damage' to the building
2021-10-05 TPS STOCK2 SUP

TIMMINS - A Sudbury man has been charged after a break-in at a Timmins convenience store.

Timmins Police say the accused forced his way into a store and stole merchandise early on Jan. 19.

"The suspect tripped an alarm in the course of the break-in and attempted theft," reads the news release. 

Officers saw the suspect in the store and arrested him without incident.

There is "considerable damage" to the building where the suspect broke in, as well as to the household electrical system, says Timmins Police.

A 37-year-old from Sudbury has been charged with two counts of break and enter, possession of property obtained by crime, possession of break and enter instruments, mischief, and failing to comply with a probation order. 

The accused is in police custody waiting for a bail hearing today.