Ca­nine unit sniffs out sus­pect

SundayXtra - - CITY -

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.

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