One in custody after vehicle flees from police

At 9:11 p.m. police attempted to conduct a traffic stop at Robie St. near Lady Hammond Rd.  The vehicle did not stop and fled from police.


Police lost sight of the vehicle and then it was located after it had struck a tree on Barrington St. near Glebe St. in Halifax.  The driver had fled the vehicle on foot.  Police with the assistance of the K9 Unit conducted a track and at 11:18 p.m. one male was taken into custody.


The investigation is in its preliminary stages and further information will be released when available.


Anyone with information regarding this incident please contact Halifax Regional Police 90-490-5016.


Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip  or using the P3 Tips App


Source : Media Release


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