Stolen vehicle crashes following police pursuit, driver flees scene

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Source:  Brandon Police Service Media Release

On February 7th, 2019 at 8:23 pm police observed a motor vehicle in the 500 blk of Rosser Avenue East. As it turned out the car was stolen from Winnipeg. Police attempted to stop the car but it sped off and a pursuit began. Police called off the pursuit a short time later giving consideration to the street conditions. A few minutes later the car was observed in the 2200 blk of Rosser Avenue after the vehicle became involved in a collision with a parked vehicle. The driver fled the scene but a 40 year old female passenger from Winnipeg was still in the vehicle upon police arrival and was arrested without incident. The accused was held in custody and will appear in Brandon Court on February 8th, 2019. Police are still looking for the driver of the vehicle and charges are pending.