One man is facing charges after a string of vehicles were damaged in the city.

Police were called out yesterday afternoon around 3:45 after witnesses saw a man smashing out car windows around 1 St SW and Chinook Drive.

When officers arrived, the suspect ran but was arrested trying to ascend a stairwell off Chinook DR.

Police allege the man is responsible for damaging 14 vehicles in the area.

The man’s name has not been released and police are thanking the public for assistance in the case.

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