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OFFICER INJURED FOLLOWING STOLEN VEHICLE INCIDENT AT GAS BAR
6/7/2018 1:51:23 PM

Two people are facing multiple charges and an officer suffered minor injuries following an incident involving a stolen car at a gas station early Thursday morning (June 7). St. Thomas Police boxed in an alleged stolen vehicle at a gas station on Talbot Street around 2:30 a.m. The driver of the stolen vehicle allegedly attempted to drive away while his car was pinned in.
       
Police say that an officer was struck while the driver tried to get away.
         
The driver was not able to escape and as a result police took the male into custody.    
          
The 19 year old is facing multiple charges including possession of stolen property above and below $5,000, assault with a weapon, dangerous driving and driving while suspended among others.
            
The 24 year old female passenger is charged with possession of stolen property above and below $5,000, possession of a stolen credit card and using a stolen credit card.
      
They were held in custody for a bail hearing.
          
The officer was treated for his injuries which are nonlife threatening.
      
Police had been searching for the 2014 Honda Civic since Wednesday (June 6) when the passenger had allegedly paid for gas using a stolen credit card at the same gas bar.
   

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