Updated Jan. 17 at 11:20 a.m.
Three men suspected of trying to steal copper wire from a Hydro One site on Municipal Road 35 near Clarabelle Road overnight didn't get too far thanks to a K9 (dog) track by Greater Sudbury Police.
Greater Sudbury Police say they were contacted by security at 2:55 a.m. Friday morning, who saw the incident taking place on video surveillance.
The suspects fled the scene after officers arrived at 3 a.m., but one was arrested at 3:20 a.m., another minutes later and the third at 4:45 a.m.
Paramedics checked over the suspects for cold exposure due to the frigid temperatures overnight.
The three men face charges of theft over $5,000, break and enter and mischief.
Three men face charges of theft over $5,000, break and enter, and mischief after a break-in at a Hydro One site on Municipal Road 35 near Clarabelle Road overnight.
Greater Sudbury Police said officers responded to a break and enter in progress at 2:54 a.m. Friday morning.
The culprits were tracked down after a K9 (police dog) track. The three suspects were cleared for cold exposure after unsuccessfully trying to flee police.