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VPD Arrest Three Men For Series Of Break-Ins

Vancouver Police arrested three men on Tuesday for a series of break-ins.

At around 5:30 p.m. on October 30, VPD officers located three men in a parking lot at Granville Street and Southwest Marine Drive who were allegedly involved in a break-in to a home less than an hour before on West 37th Avenue near Granville Street. The same group was also alleged to have committed similar crimes earlier in the day.

VPD officers were able to arrest two of the suspects without incident. The third man allegedly ran from police, attempted to car-jack a taxi full of people, and then ran to a gas station, where he attempted to force a man out of his car. He was then arrested by a canine unit. The suspect was taken to hospital for treatment.

A second canine unit was also pursuing the fleeing suspect when the dog mistakenly bit a 75-year-old Vancouver man on his leg. The man was treated at hospital and released.

Three men are in custody and charges are anticipated.