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Police chase leaves 100 homes in Brossard without power

WATCH ABOVE: About 100 customers remain without power in Brossard after a crash following a police chase.

About 100 homes in Brossard on Montreal’s South Shore are still without power Monday morning after a crash following a police chase.

Authorities explained that the pursuit started at 9 p.m. Sunday on Lapinière Boulevard and Bergerac Street when police allege a 30-year-old man stole a car he was apparently looking to buy.

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Police chased the vehicle and say it hit three Hydro-Quebec poles before stopping a few hundred metres away.

The suspect was arrested and taken to hospital to be treated for any possible injuries.

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Officers say the man is known to police and could face charges of vehicle theft and impaired driving.

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