Canine unit sniffs out suspect
A suspect was arrested after police called in the canine unit to help track down a man who allegedly ditched a stolen car and fled on foot.
Winnipeg police say officers spotted two men in a stolen Chevrolet Optra in the area of Main Street and Flora Avenue about 11:50 p.m. Friday. The car sped off. After a brief pursuit, the driver abandoned the car and fled on foot in the area of Granville Street.
A suspect was tracked to the backyard of a home on Hallet Street.
Robert Christopher Sauer, 23, of Winnipeg, has been with charged possession of property obtained by crime, flight from police and failing to comply with a probation order.
The adult male passenger was taken into custody where the car was found. He was not charged.