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Trail of footprints lead police in Newfoundland to suspect

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    Sunday, December 8, 2013, 5:15 PM -

    The saying 'you can run, but you can't hide' holds especially true when there is snow on the ground. 

    A trail of snowy footprints lead to the arrest of a man after allegedly trying to break into a western Newfoundland apartment on Sunday. 

    According to the Canadian Press, The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in Corner Brook were called to the building on Main Street around 4 a.m. today. 

    Officials say the suspect had fled the area by the time they arrived, but had left a trail of footprints in the fresh snow. 

    The footprints eventually lead them to a man attempting to break into several businesses around the Commercial Street area. 

    The 20-year-old suspect was arrested and police say more charges are possible. 

    With files from The Canadian Press

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