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Driver arrested for impaired driving, fleeing from police in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police have arrested one man. File/ Global News

Halifax police have taken a man into custody after a pursuit through the municipality on Wednesday.

In a press release, Halifax Regional Police say at about 2:45 p.m. officers responded to a report of an impaired driver in the area of Sambro and West Pennant.

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Police located the vehicle in the area and attempted to conduct a traffic stop.

However, the driver did not stop and fled in the vehicle, travelling at a high rate of speed.

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Officers then attended the residence of the driver on Kelly Drive. They were able to get him to surrender.

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He was placed under arrest and will face charges for impaired driving and fleeing from police.

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