RCMP arrest 2 in Manitou break and enter, theft of $15,000 in cigarettes

Cash, fireworks and around $15,000 in cigarettes were stolen from a business in Manitou during an Aug. 18 break and enter, Manitoba RCMP said.

Police said they were called to the scene on Main Street around 7:25 a.m., where suspects had also damaged the building and its contents.

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The investigation led to the arrest of a 25-year-old Manitou man, who was charged with break and enter, mischief over $5,000 and uttering threats. Police said property stolen in the incident was found in a search of the man’s vehicle.

A 15-year-old boy has also been arrested and will face a break and enter charge in a Morden courtroom this December.

Manitou RCMP continue to investigate.

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