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Two youth charged after stolen vehicle found

13.09.2017 10:23
By: Matthew Higgs

Boys facing numerous criminal charges, including firearm offences


Portage la Prairie, MB (CKLQ) - Two youths are in police custody after a white Volkswagen Golf had been stolen in Portage la Prairie.

Police believe the vehicle and its occupants were believed to be involved in multiple incidents overnight.

Officers located the vehicle late Tuesday, and found the two occupants. The driver tried to flee on feet, while the passenger was arrested at the scene.

Police Dog Services tracked the driver and took the suspect into custody without incident.

The 15-year-old and 16-year-old boys were arrested and will be in custody until they attend court.

They are facing numerous criminal charges, including firearm offences and possession of stolen property.