Driver Sends Police on Foot Chase #nltraffic

A driver sent police on a foot chase yesterday afternoon.

Officers attempted to conduct a traffic safety stop on a vehicle was unregistered.

Rather than stopping the vehicle, the man entered the parking lot of a local business, exited his vehicle and fled on foot.

With the help of a K9 Unit he was apprehended within a short time.

The driver, a 31-year-old male is facing charges under the Highway Traffic Act for operating without a valid insurance, operating without registration, operating without a valid license and having open liquor in the vehicle.

The vehicle was impounded.

He was released from custody to appear at a later date.