Winnipeg Man Charged After Stolen Vehicle Pursuit

Winnipeg Police CrestA 19-year-old man faces charges after a stolen vehicle pursuit early Tuesday morning.

Winnipeg police responded to the area of Fairlane Avenue and Topaz Road regarding a stolen Chevrolet Silverado just after 3:30 a.m.

Officers pursued the vehicle, but aborted their chase in the area of Portage Avenue and Moray Street.

Police located the vehicle abandoned in the 4000 block of Roblin Boulevard and the canine unit began tracking the suspect.

The suspect was found to be hiding in a yard in the 3700 block of Vialoux Drive and placed under arrest.

Shawn Gordon Blanco of Winnipeg faces numerous charges and was remanded into custody.

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