Jewel thief comes face to face with police

A jewel thief comes face to face with the police

The vigilance of a citizen led to the arrest of a burglar of a jewelry store, Thursday morning, in Gatineau (archives).

The vigilance of' a citizen allowed the arrest of a burglar of a jewelry store, Thursday morning, in Gatineau.

According to the Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau (SPVG), an individual known to police broke into a jewelry store at 178 Greber Boulevard in Gatineau around 4:35 a.m. Thursday morning.

A witness saw the x27;individual smash window of jewelry store and immediately al We are proud of the police who went discreetly to the jewelry store to wait for the burglar to leave.

According to the police, the burglar was very surprised by the reception committee which #x27;was waiting at his exit, made up of many police officers.

He was arrested without resistance, says the SPVG. He is a man known to police circles who had to respect certain conditions of probation.

The suspect must appear on Thursday at the Gatineau Courthouse for to face multiple counts, including break and enter, possession of burglary equipment and breach of probation.

With information from Louka Jacques

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