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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Foot Chase Leads To Arrest For Orillia Man

Springwater Township | by Matt Sitler  
Police had approached the man around noon while he was in a vehicle but he fled the area on foot...

A 36-year-old Orillia man is facing several charges after a foot chase in Springwater Township.

On Sunday around 2:15 pm, OPP arrested the man for theft of a motor vehicle after receiving a call about a suspicious person in the area of Flos Road Four east of 27.

Police had approached the man around noon while he was in a vehicle but he fled the area on foot.

The chase took them through several farm fields and he was finally arrested by the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and K9 Unit. 

Turns out he was wanted on several outstanding warrants and the vehicle was confirmed stolen.

He was also charged with possession of stolen property and held for a bail hearing. 

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