Bathurst police say they arrested an 18-year-old man last Wednesday following an alleged break and enter in progress.
Officers who responded to the call found the suspect, who attempted to flee the scene on foot. They arrested him following a short police chase.
Investigators say that Elijah Theriault, of Bathurst, N.B., faces the following four charges:
- Break and enter with intent to commit an indictable offence
- Possession of break and enter tools
- Trespassing at night
Police say Theriault is in custody and due in court for a bail hearing Monday afternoon.
The investigation is ongoing.