Toothpaste thief caught with $2,100 worth of tubes: North Vancouver RCMP

It was a minty-fresh crime that resulted in an attempt to nab $2,100 worth of toothpaste from a local grocery store.

In a tweet, the North Vancouver RCMP says officers were near the Superstore on Seymour Boulevard. on Friday when they spotted a “man running out of the emergency exit followed by staff.”

Police say Mounties arrested a man on the scene and returned the toothpaste.

“We think he was trying to make a clean getaway but was unsuccessful,” a tweet from RCMP reads.

With files from Sonia Aslam

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