Three youth arrested following hit and run in a stolen vehicle

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On April 29, 2021 at approximately 9:00 pm, police responded to a report of a hit and run motor vehicle collision in the 200 block of 5th street.  The suspect vehicle had been reported stolen out of Portage la Prairie and contained several individuals at the time.

Police located the vehicle in the area of the 600 block of Pacific and observed one of the suspects fleeing on foot from it.  The 15-year-old male suspect was stopped and arrested by police.  He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will be released to an adult today.  He will appear in court on June 8, 2021 on a charge of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

Investigation led police to discover the identity of other individuals who were involved.

A 13-year-old male suspect and a 16-year-old male suspect were arrested and lodged at Brandon Police Service.  They will each appear in court this morning on charges of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Fail to Comply with Release Order X2.