Stolen Vehicle / Evade Police - 2300 Block 17th Street West

Saskatoon Police are investigating after a stolen vehicle evaded Police last night.

At approximately 10:40 p.m., February 28, 2017, Police observed a vehicle driving erratically in the area of 20th Street and Vancouver Avenue. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the vehicle evaded Police. Due to public safety concerns, officers disengaged in the area of 18th Street and Vancouver Avenue. The vehicle was later located abandoned in the back alley of the 2300 block of 17th Street West. A canine track was undertaken but did not yield an apprehension or arrest. Further investigation determined that the vehicle had been reported stolen on February 24, 2017. The suspect vehicle also was discovered to have struck a parked car prior to being abandoned.

Police are continuing to investigate.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Saskatoon Police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 17-20087)