A Kingston man is facing charges after a failed shoplifting attempt in Belleville.
Police were called to a North Front Street business regarding a shoplifter Wednesday afternoon.
Staff reported the man made threatening comments toward them when they confronted him.
The suspect fled, but was found a short distance away by police.
When confronted by officers he jumped into the Moira River to try and escape, but was pulled from the water by police after floating a short distance.
William Bryant, 30 is charged with robbery, weapons dangerous and possession of a prohibited weapon (pepper spray).
No one was injured.