SUDBURY – Police in Sudbury have a Thunder Bay man in custody. Sudbury Police advise that “Shortly after 11 pm on Wednesday May 22nd, officers stopped to speak to two suspicious persons concealing themselves in a doorway on Elm Street at an address where they did not reside. When identified, it was learned that one of the males was wanted by Thunder Bay Police and had court ordered conditions that he was currently breaching.
The 38 year old man of no fixed address was arrested. As the officers were handcuffing this accused, he pushed one officer and ran.
A foot pursuit took place downtown where he escaped. Other officers attended the downtown core in uniform and plain clothes to conduct a search for this escaped party.
Within 15 minutes the original officers located the accused and stood by for officers to attend the area. Once the male was safely contained in a parking lot where he was concealed under a vehicle, an arrest team of 2 officers moved in and safely gained control of him.
He is being held for a bail hearing after his arrest for assault police, resist arrest, escape lawful custody and breaching 2 court orders.