Air reinforcements help nab alleged chocolate bar thief in Saskatoon

Air reinforcements help nab alleged chocolate bar thief in Saskatoon

A teenager wanted on outstanding warrants has been arrested after an incident allegedly involving a stolen chocolate bar in Saskatoon late Wednesday night. 

Police said officers were called to a convenience store on the 1500 block of 22nd Street W. at 10:15 p.m. CST.

The caller had reported that a boy entered the store and took a chocolate bar.

The boy allegedly brandished a knife when asked to pay for the item and was threatening staff. 

Police said the boy ran off and air reinforcements were called to track him. 

A 15-year-old suspect was arrested nearby without incident by officers on the ground. Police said they also seized a knife. 

The boy is charged with assault with a weapon, possessing a dangerous weapon, theft under $5,000, and breach of undertaking and conditions.