Alert Citizen Helps Windsor Police Nab Theft Suspect

An alert citizen helped Windsor police nab a suspect in a jewelry theft.

Police were called around 4pm Tuesday to a business on Ouellette Ave near Riverside Dr for a theft. A man asked to see a watch, then grabbed the item and fled.

A citizen spotted the suspect running from a store employee and followed him to a parking lot on Dougall Avenue where he hid behind van.

The citizen called police with an update on the suspect's location.

A 28-year-old Windsor man was taken into custody and has been charged with theft.