Cape Breton man later arrested in Truro
A 39-year-old man has been arrested after police believe he broke a display at the New Glasgow Walmart and made off with a substantial amount of electronics.
The smash and dash happened around 10 a.m. New Glasgow Regional Police responded and put out an alert about the man to other police departments.
He was arrested later in Colchester county where he is also accused of stealing from stores.
Const. Ken MacDonald of the New Glasgow Regional Police said the man is from Cape Breton. In addition to the charges of theft, he is also charged with breach of probation.