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Man faces a list of charges after fleeing police in St. John's

On Saturday afternoon the RNC attempted to conduct a traffic safety stop on a vehicle in the downtown area of St John’s.

The driver refused to stop for police and fled the area at a high rate of speed.

Police were quick to locate the vehicle a short distance away where it was stopped.

The driver once again attempted to escape, this time on foot, but was apprehended by officers.

Now the 44-year-old male driver is facing charges of Impaired Driving, Impaired refusal, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, hit and run, flight from police, and driving while suspended.

The driver was also ticketed for expired registration and open liquor in a vehicle.

The accused was held for court and his vehicle was impounded.


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