At 4:02 a.m., Halifax Regional Police attempted to stop a suspected impaired driver in a White Volkswagon Passat at Windsor Street and Bedford Highway Exchange, Halifax.
The vehicle did stop when police activated emergency lights and then fled at a high rate of speed. Police pursued the vehicle for a short distance and then called off the pursuit due to the speed of the vehicle which entered a residential area.
Minute’s later police located the vehicle abandoned on Bayers Road. Patrol officers and a police service dog searched the area for the driver. However, officers were not able to locate the driver. The vehicle has been seized and the investigation is ongoing.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020. 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 by using the P3 Tips app
Source : Media Release