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Driver and passenger arrested following stolen vehicle incident…

QUESNEL, BC: On Saturday August 24, 2019 at 7:12 AM, the Quesnel RCMP located a vehicle that had fled from the Williams Lake RCMP the day before…

The vehicle, a Grey Honda Accord, was in Quesnel on Highway 97 coming down Dragon Lake Hill. When police attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver fled a high rate of speed. In the interest of public safety, police did not pursue the vehicle.

The vehicle was later spotted heading down a dead end road. Front line officers set up a tire deflation device and were successful in stopping the suspect driver. The vehicle collided with a cement curb, rolled backwards striking a police vehicle. No one was injured as a result of this.

The male driver fled from the vehicle, carrying a duffel bag and was located by PDS a short time later. Police recovered property in the bag believed to be stolen. A female passenger was arrested at the scene without incident. Both were released on a Promise to Appear for a future court date. The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to call the Quesnel RCMP at 250-992-9211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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