Police arrest one and seek another in theft

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with an incident in Chatham early Wednesday morning.

At about 4:30 a.m. police responded to the Richmond Street area in regards to two males acting suspicious. Officers flooded the area and located a man hiding stolen floor tiles from a store on Richmond Street behind a residence on Raleigh Street. This man was arrested while the second man known to police fled the area on foot.

An 18-year-old Blenheim man has been has been charged with theft under $5000, possession of property under $5000 obtained by a crime and trespass by night. He remains in police custody this morning. Police have identified the second man involved in this incident and continue their efforts to locate him.

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