An Edmonton man was arrested after going on a wild B.C. crime spree while in Victoria. During this spree, he allegedly stole, assaulted, and broke into a hotel. He was eventually caught but not before trying to run away.\nAccording to a press release from the Victoria Police, an unidentified Edmonton man is facing the recommended charges after "an alleged spree that included a theft, assault and a break and enter.\nEditor's Choice: Cities All Over Canada Had Anti-Mask Protests This Weekend (VIDEOS)\nOn Wednesday, July 16, the police were called to a restaurant on the 1100 block of Douglas Street in Victoria just after 10 p.m.\nThe call was regarding theft and assault.\nStaff at the restaurant reported to Victoria Police that the man had dined at the restaurant and left after refusing to pay his bill.\nPolice have not disclosed how much his bill added up to.\nThe man did return after a short time which is when a staff member threatened to call the police if the bill wasn't paid.\nWhen the staff member took out his cellphone, the Edmonton stranger allegedly assaulted the staff member and fled the scene.\nAn Edmonton man was arrested after a spree which included an alleged theft, assault and break & enter. #yyj https://t.co/35WsseJbz4— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) July 17, 2020\nNo injuries were reported following the assault but patrol officers began to search for the suspect.\nWhile they were out searching, a K9 officer responded to a call for a break and enter at a hotel on the 1200 block of Wharf Street.\nAccording to police, the caller reported that a man had thrown an object through a front window and was now inside the lobby area.\nWhen the K9 officer arrived they spotted the suspect trying to gain access to the hotel’s office area.\nThe suspect saw the officer and attempted to flee on foot.\nHe was eventually apprehended after a brief foot chase and was taken into custody without any further incident.\nWhile in custody, it was determined that he was linked to the earlier restaurant assault. The suspect was held in a cell and later released on conditions.\nIt's unclear if the man ended up paying his restaurant bill.\nThis article’s cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.