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Alberta Hospital Treats Suspected Thief For Frostbite After He Evaded RCMP On Foot

12/31/2015 05:21 EST | Updated 12/31/2015 05:59 EST
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The trail back to the parking lot, weather is closing in fast and I have about 2 kms to walk yet.

HANNA, Alta. — A central Alberta man suspected of property crimes is bring treated in hospital for frostbite after being arrested by Mounties.

Hanna RCMP say the suspect will face theft, possession of stolen property and other charges when he is released from care.

Police say a dog team tracked the man, who was on foot, overnight Tuesday and Wednesday.

They estimate the man was outside for hours in -25 C temperatures.

Police say stolen property they recovered includes a truck, six guns and two televisions.

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