Chilliwack –  A suspect allegedly breaking into an automobile was caught in the act and arrested by the RCMP.

In the early morning of February 12 a patrolling RCMP officer trailed a set of tire tracks in the snow into a parking lot in the 7600-block of Evans Road.  The path quickly led the officer to a stolen car and a suspect allegedly attempting to steal a stereo out of a truck parked at the back of the lot.

A 37 year old man from Chilliwack was arrested and later released from custody by police.

Police will be submitting all circumstances of the investigation in a report to the BC Prosecution Service for their assessment of criminal charges.

RCMP remind everyone who witnesses anything they believe to be suspicious in nature to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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