Kingston Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Dangerous Driver

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Members of the public are being asked by Kingston Police to help identify a dangerous driver who nearly collided with a police cruiser and drove through a children’s park.

On May 1st around 3 pm, the accused was driving eastbound on Elm Street when he nearly collided with a police cruiser after running a stop sign.

He then reversed, turned around and drove westbound on Elm Street. Failing to stop for police, he was last seen headed down Jenkins Street and across Princess Street without stopping.

The officer tracked the vehicle to Mack Street and was informed by citizens that it had been traveling at a high rate of speed and failing to stop for any stop signs.

According to a police report, the vehicle was driven through a children’s park at Mack Street and Alamein Street, then proceeded westbound through the pedestrian walkway between Alamein Street and Westdale Avenue – colliding with and dislodging a concrete pole.

Children's park at Mack Street and Alamein Street
Children’s park at Mack Street and Alamein Street (Google.com)

The driver was last seen after suddenly stopping at Westdale Avenue and then running through a pedestrian path leading to Sir John A MacDonald Boulevard.

Police have provided photos of the suspect and vehicle involved and ask anyone with information to contact Constable Attwood via email at dattwood@kpf.ca. (Incident 17-12705)

Anonymous tips can also be provided by phoning the police general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

Suspect and vehicle photos (Kingston Police) – click to view on Facebook

Top Photo: Matty Ring (via Wikimedia Commons)

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