Brandon police call off high speed pursuit

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

At approximately 2:30 A.M., Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a motorcycle in the area of 24th Street and McTavish Avenue. The operator of the motorcycle sped away refusing to stop. Police pursued the motorcycle to Victoria Avenue and then westbound on Victoria Avenue where it reached speeds of 130 km/h before leaving the city. Police continued to pursue the motorcycle on Highway #1A and due to poor visibility discontinued the pursuit efforts when the motorcycle turned westbound onto Highway #1. Police investigation continues.