Man arrested after bottles stolen from LCBO thrown at vehicles

London police investigate after a robbery at the LCBO at 85 Wellington Rd., August 11, 2022. (Photo by Craig Needles, Blackburn Media)

London police have a man in custody accused of stealing bottles from the LCBO and then throwing them at nearby vehicles and buildings.

A man walked into the LCBO at 85 Wellington Rd. and stole an undisclosed amount of product around 12 p.m on Thursday. It is alleged that the man then went outside of the store and began tossing bottles at vehicles and buildings.

A witness told LondonNewsToday.ca the man also began shouting at a woman who was picking up her child from a nearby daycare centre.

Police were called and when officers arrived on scene, the man continued to cause a disturbance.

Streets in the area were closed and people inside nearby businesses advised to stay inside as a precaution while officers worked to deescalate the situation.

One man was arrested without incident.

So far, no charges have been laid.