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Port Coquitlam man arrested after allegedly stealing lottery tickets

A Port Coquitlam man is facing charges after police caugt him allegedly stealing a handful of lottery tickets from a liquor last week. - TRI-CITY NEWS FILE PHOTO
A Port Coquitlam man is facing charges after police caugt him allegedly stealing a handful of lottery tickets from a liquor last week.
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A Port Coquitlam man is facing charges after police caugt him allegedly stealing a handful of lottery tickets from a liquor last week.

The suspect is also believed to be involved in several other robberies that took place in the area over the holiday season.

"Coquitlam RCMP will be working closely with neighbouring agencies and partners to ensure that all applicable charges are forwarded," police said in a media release.

The 36-year-old was expected to appear in court Monday morning and the RCMP said more information about the suspect and his charges would be forthcoming then.

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