On April 8, 2018, at 1:35 a.m., a District 3 General Patrol unit observed a stolen Toyota Corolla in the area of the Manitoba Ave. and Parr St. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle but it fled at a high rate of speed and a short traffic pursuit was initiated. Air-1 was able to maintain sight of the stolen vehicle and the pursuit was halted.
The stolen vehicle continued to travel at high rates of speed and at 1:40 a.m. collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Arlington St. and Winnipeg Ave.
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service personnel transported an adult male and a toddler from the second vehicle to hospital for minor injuries. Both were treated and released.
A 37-year-old male was arrested at the scene. He was taken to hospital where he was admitted for observation. A firearm was located in the vehicle. The suspect had an outstanding arrest warrant and faces numerous criminal charges.
For further information contact either: Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs