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Man on motorcycle in hospital after short Edmonton police chase

Edmonton police investigate after a motorcycle crashed near 85 Street and 53 Avenue on Sept. 21, 2019.
Edmonton police investigate after a motorcycle crashed near 85 Street and 53 Avenue on Sept. 21, 2019. Julien Fournier, Global News

A suspect is recovering in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a brief police chase in Edmonton Saturday evening.

Officers were responding to a report of a stolen vehicle when a man on a motorcycle took off.

According to police, he lost control of the vehicle on 86 Street near 51 Avenue.

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There was a brief foot chase before police caught the man.

He was taken to hospital with injuries that police don’t believe are life-threatening.

Edmonton police investigate after a motorcycle crashed near 85 Street and 53 Avenue on Sept. 21, 2019.
Edmonton police investigate after a motorcycle crashed near 85 Street and 53 Avenue on Sept. 21, 2019. Julien Fournier, Global News
Edmonton police investigate after a motorcycle crashed near 85 Street and 53 Avenue on Sept. 21, 2019.
Edmonton police investigate after a motorcycle crashed near 85 Street and 53 Avenue on Sept. 21, 2019. Julien Fournier, Global News
Edmonton police investigate after a motorcycle crashed near 85 Street and 53 Avenue on Sept. 21, 2019.
Edmonton police investigate after a motorcycle crashed near 85 Street and 53 Avenue on Sept. 21, 2019. Julien Fournier, Global News
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