Attempted traffic stop leads to pursuit, 15-year-old male suspect charged

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On August 17, 2021, police attempted to conduct a traffic stop at shortly before 10:00 am; however, the suspect vehicle proceeded to drive away at a high rate of speed east bound on Victoria Ave E., then north on Hwy 110, and eventually east on Veterans Way. Members of Brandon Police Service terminated the pursuit after approximately 5 minutes and other police jurisdictions were notified of the situation. The suspect exceeded speeds of 140km/h during the pursuit.

At approximately 11:00 am, members of MFNP Sandy Bay Detachment advised BPS that they had located the suspect vehicle and arrested the driver, a 15-year-old male. He will appear today in court today on charges from Brandon Police Service of Flight from Police, and Dangerous Driving.