July 13, 2018 1:12 pm

Fleeing vehicle crashes into house in Barrie, one man facing charges

File photo of a Barrie police cruiser.

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Police say a man is facing numerous charges after a fleeing vehicle crashed into a house in Barrie, Ont.

Investigators say witnesses reported seeing two men kicking in the door of a Barrie home on June 13 and then get into a waiting Jeep.

They say officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but halted the pursuit after it sped through an intersection.

Police say the driver lost control a few minutes later, crashing through a fence and into a home.

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They say three suspects fled the scene on foot and one was located by a canine unit in a nearby park.

A 26-year-old Mississauga, Ont., man is charged with break and enter, flight from police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, failing to stop at the scene of an accident and possession of property obtained by crime.

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