THUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – The Thunder Bay Police report that last night they were kept busy searching for a 23 year old male who was driving a stolen vehicle in the Rosslyn area of the city. One caller reported the vehicle being involved in a hit and run on Arthur Street, then another call reported the vehicle being involved in a residential break and enter on Rosslyn Road.
Officers attended the area and spotted the vehicle on 25th Side Road, where the driver abandoned it and fled the scene on foot. The Ontario Provincial Police K-9 Unit were called into action in order to assist in the search for this suspect.
Moments later a report of another stolen vehicle was received from a local business in the area.
The second stolen vehicle was later located at an address in the Windsor Street area. This vehicle was also involved in a minor motor vehicle collision. The driver has been identified, and is well known to police.
This investigation is continuing, and the local man will be facing several criminal charges when he is located.