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Halifax RCMP looking for vehicle after lengthy car chase in Lower Sackville

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Police in Halifax are searching for a white Volkswagen Tiguan involved in a police pursuit in Lower Sackville on Tuesday evening – Aug 4, 2021

RCMP in Halifax continue to search for the driver of a white 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan after it led officers on a lengthy car chase in Lower Sackville Tuesday evening.

In a release Wednesday, the RCMP said officers in the Halifax district attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle around 8 p.m. The driver failed to stop and “took off at a high rate of speed.”

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An earlier release from Tuesday night said the vehicle had been involved in “several incidents” in the Halifax area and entered into Halifax District RCMP jurisdiction.

It said officers pursued the vehicle into the Churchill Downs area of Lower Sackville, where two police cars and some private property was damaged.

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The Tiguan then fled the area and went onto Highway 101 toward Windsor. The release said police stopped following it a short time later and the vehicle has not been located.

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Nobody was injured during the pursuit, it said.

Anyone with video of the incident, or who has information about the vehicle’s driver, is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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