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Durham Police release video of helicopter assisting in high speed chase

DURHAM- A 20-year-old man is facing numerous charges including impaired operation of a vehicle after taking police on a high speed chase on Wednesday morning in Uxbridge.

Police say on Wednesday, October 4th at approximately 12:40 a.m., officers from North Division attempted to stop a vehicle on Toronto Street in Uxbridge. The vehicle was allegedly travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on Toronto Street at Campbell Drive. The driver refused to stop according to police and once the emergency lights were activated, the suspect fled through residential streets. Other units who responded observed the vehicle however, the suspect continued to drive in an erratic manner. Due to the high speeds, the pursuit was terminated for safety reasons.

But Air1 caught up with him and observed the vehicle drive off the roadway and into a field in attempts to evade police. The suspect vehicle, which was described as a white four-door Acura sustained extensive damage to its tires. The suspect then fled on foot through the fields into a residential construction zone. The suspect hid in the basement of a new build and with the assistance of Air1 and York Regional Police officers, the male was taken into custody.

20 year old Harison Sivasoruban of Regal Court in Markham, is charged with: Impaired Operation; Exceed 80 mgs; Assault with Intent to Resist; Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle; Fail To Stop For Police and numerous Highway Traffic Act offences. He was released on a promise to appear.

Watch the chase here:

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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