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Cambridge police chase ends as suspect allegedly tries to steal police car

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

Waterloo Regional Police say officers’ pursuit of a fleeing suspect came to an end when he allegedly attempted to steal a police car on Wednesday night in Cambridge.

They say that they initially spotted the suspect near Water Street North and Parkhill Road in Galt at around 11 p.m.

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Officers activated their lights after the car performed a traffic offence but the driver did not stop, making several turns before he hit a curb.

At that point, the driver got out and fled on foot.

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Officers followed and caught up to him as he attempted to take off in a marked police cruiser.

Police say officers also allegedly found fentanyl and break and enter tools once they searched the suspect’s vehicle.

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