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Windsor Police have one young person in custody and are looking for another after a stole vehicle was abandoned in a south Windsor neighbourhood on Friday morning.
On Friday, OPP officers attempted to stop a stolen vehicle on the westbound lanes of Highway 401 but the driver refused to stop and the vehicle was found minutes later abandoned in the 4400 block of Villa Paradiso, and the two young men had fled the scene. OPP called Windsor Police and upon arrival, officers did a search, but did not locate the two men but learned that they had left the area in a taxi cab.
Police were told that the two suspects had been dropped off by a cab in the 2900 block of Manchester Street. Through investigation, police managed the identity of one of the suspects and at 1:50 pm on Friday, they attended the suspect’s residence in the 1600 block of Hall Avenue and arrested the suspect without incident.
A 15-year-old male is in custody facing charges of Theft Over $5000 and Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000.
Windsor Police are looking for a second suspect who is still outstanding and wanted on the same charges. The second suspect is described as a male black, light-skinned, 15-17 years, 5’10”, skinny build, wearing a light coloured T-shirt, grey shorts and black running shoes. He was also carrying a red and white back pack. The suspect was last seen running from a cab in the 2900 block of Manchester Street.
Anyone with any information regarding the second suspect is asked to call Windsor Police Investigations at 5219-255-6700 ext 4830 or anonymously to Crime stoppers at 519-259-TIPS (8477).
Police also report that the 2011 Audi had been stolen from an address in the 2600 block of Turner Road during the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 3, 2011.