O Canada, indeed.
Normally, a crime involving a man stealing beer from a store doesn’t show up on this blog. But, man, this was a weird case.
Surveillance cameras caught two men breaking into a store northwest of Winnipeg at 3:30 in the morning and taking several cases of beer.
One of the men was dressed as a hockey goalie. The Winnipeg Free Press reported that he had goalie pads, a blocker and trapper and was carrying a goalie stick. Oddly, the man didn’t use the stick to bust the window of the store.
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Oh, and the man was clearly No. 17.
Police believe the man is or was a goalie, telling the Free Press that the man was holding the hockey stick “in his weak hand… like he’s walking in a goalie stance. He must be a goalie.”
If you’re not a hockey fan, I don’t know that you make that observation even if you’re Sherlock Holmes.
So what did the guy steal, a Canadian beer like Labatt, Moosehead or Molson? Nope, it was Budweiser.