Sunday, April 8, 2018

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Sunday, April 8, 2018

   
Traffic Pursuit – Arrest: C18-70724
   
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.
   

 


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   Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
   Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
   Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

   
   Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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