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Suspect Flees From Police but is located Shorty After

Police responded to a report of a Break and Entry on Freshwater Road in St. John’s at 5 pm yesterday afternoon.

Prior to Police arrival, the suspect who was known by the victim, fled the area.

The suspect was located a short time later driving a vehicle but refused to stop for Police.

Police disengaged from the attempted traffic stop due to public safety concerns. The vehicle and driver were located a short distance away and as a result an 18 year old man was arrested and charged with Utter Threats, Dangerous Driving, Flight from Police, Malicious Damage and Breach of a Court Order.

The man was held in Custody to appear before a Judge.

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