Final Monday, a shoplifter in Toronto was caught stealing an outfit for a job interview. However when Constable Niran Jeyanesan arrived to arrest him, he was moved by the 18-year-old’s story and determined to purchase him the garments as an alternative.
Now the officer has revealed that the younger man obtained the job, and can start work subsequent week.
“He’s beginning Monday,” Mr Jeyanesan told Canada’s CP24 by email.
“He instructed me he truly wore the shirt and the tie – I am simply so blissful!”
Talking final week, the officer mentioned Walmart employees had apprehended the would-be thief for attempting to steal a dress shirt, tie and socks.
“This younger individual has been dealing with his personal difficulties in life and he was trying to straighten out all that by offering for his household and attempting to get a job,” Mr Jeyanesan mentioned.
“This particular person did not have any sources.
“He wished to go get that job. That was in his thoughts. I believe he really made a mistake.”
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had instructed the officer that his father was sick, and that the household had suffered tough instances because of this.
Constable Jeyanesan mentioned that because of “some associates who have been keen to assist out”, the elder man is now employed as effectively.
Chatting with the BBC on 7 August, Mr Jeyanesan’s employees sergeant Paul Bois praised his actions.
“Arresting him [the 18-year-old] would not have been in the perfect pursuits of anybody,” he mentioned.
“I reacted very positively to the information; all points have been resolved by the motion the officer took.
“It reiterates our aim of being constructive function fashions locally.”