Wednesday at 2.50pm
Riverina Police District Acting Inspector Geoff Gray said police sighted two "suspects" and engaged in a foot pursuit before they were joined by several police cars and the dog squad on Best Street.
"One suspect has been apprehended and is assisting police with inquiries in relation to a stealing offence within the CBD," he said.
Wednesday at 2.10pm
Multiple police units attended central Wagga around Best Street on Wednesday afternoon following reports of suspicious activity.
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According to a police spokesman, the officers were responding to reports of two men seen jumping over fences.
A Best street resident commented that she had seen someone running through her backyard to jump the fence.
She said she had passed on her concerns to detectives and police on scene.
Three police vehicles attended residential properties on Best Street and others headed to laneways around businesses in Morgan Street.
Police activity began to wind down just before 2pm on Wednesday.
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