Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release
Police received a report that a vehicle that had been left running was stolen from the 200 block of 10th Street at approximately 7:00PM January 16th. Police located the vehicle on Victoria Avenue a short time later. When police attempted to stop the vehicle it fled and a short pursuit was initiated. The vehicle ended up in the ditch on Hwy 1 west off Brandon and while police were attempting to make an arrest, the vehicle intentionally collided with a police vehicle and fled eastbound on Hwy 1. The stolen vehicle was later recovered by the RCMP abandoned in a field in the area of Minnedosa. No Police Officers were injured during this incident.