With the help of Steinbach Police Dog Service, a youth has been arrested in connection to a recent vehicle theft investigation.

Steinbach RCMP recently received a report of a motor vehicle theft in the Mitchell area that occurred on Sunday September 8, 2019. Police say that the vehicle was last spotted on Highway 52. Steinbach RCMP members quickly attended the area and patrolled for the vehicle resulting in the vehicle being located abandoned in a field a short time later.

Cpl. Henderson from Steinbach Police Dog Service, along with police dog “Gainer”, were requested to attend the scene. “Gainer” was able to track the suspect to a nearby residence resulting in a youth being arrested for possession of property obtained by crime.

RCMP are asking that if you have any further information in regards to this crime, to please contact the Steinbach RCMP Detachment at 204-326-4452.