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Peterborough Police Officer Injured After Police Pursuit, Cruiser Rammed

PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough Police are searching for a vehicle after an officer was injured during an incident early Wednesday evening.

Police say an off-duty officer spotted a vehicle being driven erratically eastbound on Lansdowne Street between Lock Street and Goodfellow Road at approximately 6:10pm on May 3. On-duty officers located and followed the vehicle on Goodfellow Road, attempting to make a vehicle stop, however, it allegedly continued to accelerate, and the pursuit was called off for safety reasons.

Several minutes later in the Talwood Drive and Whitefield Drive area, an officer located the vehicle again. According to police the suspect vehicle failed to stop again, ramming a police vehicle before driving off.  The officer suffered minor injuries.  The vehicle continued eastbound on Sherbrooke St and the second pursuit was called off for safety reasons.

The vehicle is described as:

  • GMC Pick Up
  • Brown/Goldish in colour
  • License Plate CRHR 807

The driver is described as:

  • White, male
  • Early 30’s
  • Longer dark hair
  • Scruffy

If you spot this vehicle, please call 9-1-1 or Peterborough Police at 705-876-1122 x225 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.stopcrimehere.ca

 

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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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