Mitchell, Ont. man accused of ramming cruiser while fleeing from police
Ontario Provincial Police vehicle.
LONDON, ONT. -- A 25-year-old Mitchell, Ont. man has been charged after he allegedly struck a cruiser while fleeing from police.
Perth County OPP tried to pull over a suspicious vehicle around 2 a.m. on Line 57 on March 11.
The suspect sped off and a chase ensued.
Officers had to use a spike belt but police say the suspect vehicle ran a stop sign, drove into a police cruiser, and finally ended in a ditch on Perth Road 164.
The suspect fled on foot, but was eventually found by the K9 Unit in a nearby garage.
The accused is charged with seven offences, including flight from a police officer.
He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.