Man in custody after leading officers on rooftop foot chase in Barrie, Ont. - InfoNews

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Man in custody after leading officers on rooftop foot chase in Barrie, Ont.

November 27, 2017 - 9:13 AM

BARRIE, Ont. - Police say a staple of action movies was played out in real life in Barrie, Ont.

They say a man is in custody after leading officers on a foot chase across rooftops in the city.

Police say officers spotted a man who was known to be wanted late Friday night, but he eluded them.

Investigators say he was later located in a downtown alley and climbed to a rooftop in an effort to flee.

They say he was arrested after running out of rooftops to hop to.

A 22-year-old Barrie man is charged with four counts of failing to comply with recognizance, two counts of assault with intent to resist arrest and one count of escaping lawful custody.

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