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Port Alberni man breaks into Smitty’s Restaurant

Michael Andrew Jones is facing multiple charges

A Port Alberni man is facing multiple charges after breaking into Smitty’s Restaurant.

On Wednesday, Nov. 28th, at 1:05 a.m., Port Alberni RCMP responded to an alarm at the Smitty’s Restaurant located on Third Avenue.

Members were quick to the scene and found a suspect still inside the restaurant. The suspect fled on foot, but was quickly apprehended by police. During the foot pursuit, he discarded the items he’d stolen from the restaurant. They were located and recovered.

A 33-year-old Port Alberni resident, Michael Andrew Jones, is facing charges of break and enter, mischief to property, disguise with intent and four charges of breach of probation. He is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 5, 2018.

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