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Man arrested in Cambridge who evaded capture by driving across front lawns in Kitchener: police

A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser. Ahmad Fareed Khan / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say they have tracked down a man who drove across several front lawns in an effort to escape custody.

They say on May 6, officers spotted a vehicle on Forfar Avenue with fake licence plates.

When the officers attempted to pull him over, the man took off, fleeing over several front lawns.

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Police say they tracked the man down five days later, arresting him in Cambridge

He has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle, flight from police, two counts of failing to comply with undertaking and possession of methamphetamine.

During the arrest, police also arrested a 21-year-old woman, charging her with obstructing police, failing to comply with an undertaking and possession of break and enter tools.

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Police also seized the vehicle with the fake plates and additional fraudulent printed licence plates

As a result of the investigation, the vehicle bearing the fraudulent licence plates was located and seized.

Upon further inspection, additional fraudulent printed licence plates were recovered.

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