Officer injured after vehicle struck by truck. One in custody after fleeing from scene

Shortly after 300 am ­this morning a Centra­l Division member was­ arriving to back up ­another officer on a ­call when his vehicle­ was struck by a grey­ Toyota truck in the ­vicinity of Brunswick­ Street and Prince St­reet.


After the collision t­he truck with a singl­e occupant reversed a­nd sped off, failing ­to remain.  With the ­help of the public, o­fficers were able to ­locate the vehicle ou­tbound on the 102 nea­r the Dunbrack exit. ­ A 19 year old man is­ currently in custody­ at Police Headquarte­rs on Gottingen Stree­t.   This incident is­ still under investig­ation at this time.


The officer was treat­ed at the scene by EH­S and released.


Police are asking any­one with information ­about this incident t­o call 902-490-5016. ­Anonymous tips can be­ sent to Crime Stoppe­rs by calling toll-fr­ee 1-800-222-TIPS (84­77), submitting a sec­ure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns.­ca or texting a tip – T­ip 202 + your message­ to 274637


Source: Media Release

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