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Friday, May 24, 2019

Man Flees From Police In Listowel, After Tip-Off

Listowel | by Peter Jackson  

North Perth man charged, after tip a minivan was being operated by an uninsured driver.

A North Perth man faces a string of charges, after trying to elude police who were looking for a suspended driver.

OPP say they were tipped off by a citizen, that a minivan was being operated in the Listowel area by an uninsured driver. 

Police say they spotted the vehicle near Line 87 and Road 140 on Sunday.

They tell us the minivan left the road and drove into a field.

OPP say the male driver and female passenger then tried to make a run for it, but were quickly arrested.

The 20 year-old driver faces seven charges including flight from police, resist police, possession of break-in instruments, and possession of stolen property under $5,000.

He's up for an appearance in Stratford Court on June 24th.

The 33 year-old passenger from Corunna was unconditionally released. 

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