Halifax Regional Police are investigating an incident involving a stolen motor vehicle.
At 10:24 a.m., police attempted to perform a traffic stop on the 102 Highway after observing a suspicious vehicle on Chisholm Avenue in Halifax which was later determined to be stolen. The vehicle fled from police. Shortly thereafter, police received information about a car travelling on Lacewood Drive at a high rate of speed. The vehicle jumped the median and hit some trees.
Halifax Regional Police located the vacant stolen vehicle, a grey 1999 Toyota Corolla, on Bethany Way off Parkland Drive in Clayton Park. The three suspects, a teenage male driver and two teenage female passengers, had fled the scene and a K-9 team was called in to do a track of the surrounding area. The suspects have not been located and no arrests have been made in relation to this incident.
While responding to the location of the stolen vehicle, a patrol vehicle with lights and sirens engaged was involved in a motor vehicle collision with another vehicle at the intersection of Main Avenue and Dunbrack Street. The male police officer and a 49-year-old man, the lone occupant of the other vehicle, were taken to hospital for precautionary measures and treated and released.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.