Alleged Shoplifter Arrested

Kingston Police have arrested an alleged shoplifter, who was caught while officers were searching for a robbery suspect.

Shortly after the robbery at the CIBC downtown Wednesday afternoon, police noticed a man matching the description of the suspect walking at a fast past so he was stopped and searched.

It wasn't the man officers were looking for but Police say they found four jackets with price tags in his possession.

Police say it was linked to a theft that had happened around 2:45 p.m. at a store nearby on Princess Street.

The man, 33, was charged with theft and breach probation.