Vehicle Theft Leads To Charges

A 26 year old man is facing theft charges and more after stealing a vehicle Tuesday morning.

One man is facing charges after stealing a vehicle in the city's Northeast Tuesday.

Medicine Hat Police say the got the call around 7:45 am in the 200 block of 12 Street NE.  Officers note the vehicle was unlocked, unattended, and left running at the time it was stolen.

Police spotted the vehicle, but the driver drove through red lights and eventually onto a grassy area of a golf course.

The suspect was arrested after a short foot chase and charged with theft, mischief and breaching a recognizance.

The man is in custody awaiting a bail hearing and police are not releasing his name until the charges are formally sworn in court.  ~~  Warren Affleck

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