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Speeding results in Prince Albert police catching alleged car thief

Prince Albert police said one of two vehicles travelling at a high rate of speed had been reported stolen. Eric Beck / Global News

A man accused of stealing a car in Prince Albert, Sask., was caught after a speeding complaint.

The black car was reported stolen by the owner on Tuesday after it was discovered missing late the previous evening from their driveway.

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Officers were called to the area of 4th Avenue and 11th Street East the following afternoon for a disturbance.

Prince Albert police said it involved two vehicles travelling at a high rate of speed.

One of the vehicles involved turned out to be the stolen black car, which was found parked in the area.

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A man fleeing from the scene was tracked to a nearby house and arrested.

The 28-year-old Prince Albert man has been charged with possession of stolen property.

He is scheduled to appear Wednesday in Prince Albert provincial court.

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