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Owen Sound Police and OPP Canine Unit Arrest Car Wash Coin Thief

Owen Sound | by Cody Misner  

Police say the responding officer caught the suspect in the act.

Owen Sound Police have arrested a 30-year-old male after an attempted theft from a car wash vacuum machine.

The incident took place at Buffy's Car Wash on 20th St East in Owen Sound, just south of the Owen Sound Animal Shelter. 

Police say the responding officer caught the suspect in the act.

The male was also found to be in possession of a pick-up truck stolen from Meaford on Friday.  

According to a press release the suspect managed to run and hide in a wooded area just northeast of the car wash were back up officers with OPP Canine support were able to flush the suspect out around 9:20 am.  

The male in question is now being held in custody and will appear in court later today.

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