Man arrested in Chatham for stealing $180 worth of meat

Police describe it as a sign of the town's tough economic times

In what police describe as a sign of Chatham, Ont.'s tough economic times, a man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing meat and assaulting two employees at a Sobey's store.

The man allegedly filled a bag with $180 worth of meat, and attempted to leave without paying.

He fled after being confronted, and then assaulted two employees in the process. No one was seriously injured.

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