Posted Dec 2, 2019 6:25 pm PST
Final Up to date Dec 2, 2019 at 6:28 pm PST
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — It’s not usually an NHL participant steps in to interrupt up a theft, however that’s what occurred in Vancouver on Sunday.
Sgt. Aaron Roed with the Vancouver Police Division says Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki stepped in after somebody smashed a automotive window in Gastown, then tried to steal a handbag inside.
“As he was attempting to get away he wrestled the bag away from the thief, who ultimately did get away. However he was in a position to recuperate the property. We’re very grateful to Mark Borowiecki for stepping up and being there,” he says.
The bag was returned to the house owners, who’re vacationers visiting town.
Roed recommends calling the police if you happen to see against the law occurring.
The suspect has not been discovered but because the investigation continues. Anybody with info can contact the VPD non-emergency line.