By Morinville News Staff
Morinville – RCMP are reporting they have arrested a 21-year-old Morinville man in relation to an estimated $20,000 in damages in Morinville. Police received an early-morning report of vandalism in progress at the townhouses under construction on 101 Avenue near the Royal Canadian Legion.
On arrival police observed a male matching the description of the suspected vandal and leaving the scene. Officers chased the suspect on foot and arrested him after a short distance.
The man, whose name has not been released, was charged with mischief and resisting arrest.
It is not known when the event took place as an RCMP press release gives a date of Aug. 22. RCMP spokesperson was not available by our deadline.
We are continuing to follow the story for further details.