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VPD stops break-in at downtown posh retailer

Vancouver – During the quiet morning hours on Sunday, around 7 a.m. a would be thief was caught act in the by Vancouver Police trying to break in to a local business.

Witnesses called 9-1-1 to report someone suspicious outside Gucci, near Thurlow and Alberni Street.

As the Vancouver Police arrived on scene they saw the suspect pry back plywood from an previous break-in said Sergeant Steve Addison.

Gucci, the high-end retailer “has been targeted numerous times by thieves in recent weeks”. On December 9, 2021 they were robbed during the day in which several people were pepper sprayed.

“The thief entered the store and went inside, but when he tried to leave with the stolen merchandise, he was arrested by officers who had surrounded the building.”

Taylor Marchuk, 37, was taken to jail and has now been charged with break and enter and possession of a break-in instrument.

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