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Man Arrested for Theft

Media Release

The Cobourg Police have arrested a man for theft from a local business after responding to a theft in progress.

On Thursday the 3rd of May, 2018, at approximately 5:40 pm, police responded to a business on Strathy Road for a report of a man absconding with a gaming console. Police were provided the licence number of the suspect vehicle which was located by police a short time later. As a result of the police investigation, police were able to determine that the same man was also involved in a separate theft of clothing from a retail store earlier in the day.   

45 year old Michael Cole of Cobourg was charged with two counts of theft, five counts of possess property obtained by crime, and one count of carrying a concealed weapon under the Criminal Code and released with an upcoming court date.