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Male Arrested for Shoplifting

The Cobourg Police have charged a male after responding to a report of shoplifting.

On Monday the 24th of September, 2018, at approximately 7:30 pm, police responded to a business on Strathy Road, after receiving a report of a male attempting to leave the premise with a shopping cart of unpaid merchandise.

As a result of a subsequent police investigation, 33 year old Brian Armstrong, of Cobourg, is charged with theft under $5000, Possession of Property obtained by Crime and Fraud Under $5,000 under the Criminal Code. The accused was subsequently released from police custody, scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in November 2018