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Package stolen seven minutes after delivery, porch pirate arrested

A package is delivered and left on a porch. (FILE IMAGE/CTV News) A package is delivered and left on a porch. (FILE IMAGE/CTV News)
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Police in Owen Sound have arrested a suspect after a package was stolen within minutes of its delivery on Friday.

Police say a package was delivered on the front porch of a west-side residence in Owen Sound sometime in the afternoon and was stolen within seven minutes.

Police identified a suspect using a home security camera and searched the area for them.

A 39-year-old woman was arrested and charged with theft and possession of property obtained by crime.

The stolen package was returned to the victim.  

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