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Suspect flees from police during investigation in Vernon's BX area

Vernon RCMP detachment
July 27, 2016 - 5:30 PM

VERNON - Police say a suspect ran from officers during an investigation in Vernon’s BX neighbourhood Monday night.

According to RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Dan Moskaluk, police received a report of a suspicious truck and trailer Monday evening, July 25, near Hartnell Road.

While police were on scene, a suspected stolen truck drove past officers.

Police tried to stop the truck, but the suspect exited the vehicle and ran, Moskaluk says.

The police dog unit was dispatched to pick up the track, but the suspect got away.

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