May 15, 2018 10:30 pm
Updated: May 15, 2018 10:42 pm

Several vehicles damaged after police pursuit in Scarborough, 2 charged

WATCH ABOVE: Two people have been arrested after a traffic stop led to a police pursuit in Scarborough on Tuesday evening. A vehicle was also hit during the pursuit by the suspect's vehicle.


Toronto police say two suspects have been charged after a vehicle took off from an officer conducting traffic enforcement in Scarborough, which led to a pursuit and several cars being damaged.

A Toronto police spokesperson told Global News the pursuit began in the Markham Road and Eglinton Avenue East area before 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday.

It wasn’t clear Tuesday evening why the officer attempted to pull over the vehicle or the route the vehicle took after leaving.

Police said officers eventually caught up to the suspects’ vehicle in the McCowan and Kingston roads area.

A Toronto police officer can be seen examining a vehicle after a pursuit in Scarborough on Tuesday evening.

Adam Dabrowski / Global News

One of the suspects was taken into custody at the scene and the second was apprehended soon after as he attempted to flee from officers, police said.

Police said a person in one of the vehicles struck received minor injuries.

Global News observed at least four vehicles with damage in addition to the suspects’ car.

The police spokesperson said both individuals have been charged and are scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.

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