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Driver of stolen vehicle leads police on lengthy pursuit

Police have arrested a man after tracking down a stolen vehicle.
Police have arrested a man after tracking down a stolen vehicle. File / Global News

Police from London to York Region were taken on a bit of a wild ride as they tried to track down a reported stolen vehicle Thursday night.

Hamilton police contacted Halton Regional Police officers just before 8 p.m. Thursday about a vehicle that had been reported stolen from London earlier in the evening.

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Halton officers found the vehicle near the QEW and Bronte Road but efforts to stop it proved unsuccessful.

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However, the vehicle was later located in York Region, where it was stopped by officers and a suspect was arrested.

Dylan Hill, 23, of Oshweken, has been charged with dangerous driving, failing to stop after a crash, fleeing police and possession of stolen property.

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