Victoria Police Department arrested a man after he fled from officers on an electric scooter.
Officers were arresting the man for violating court-ordered conditions and house arrest conditions that prohibited him from being near the 900-block of Pandora Avenue, when he mounted an electric scooter and tried to evade them.
Officers spotted a man violating both house arrest & court-ordered conditions Monday. When they approached to arrest him, he fled on a stand-up electric scooter…
…into a parked police car.
And arrested. No one was injured #yyj : https://t.co/nQG9c45unY
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) February 25, 2023
He was unable out-scoot his arrest and eventually collided with a parked police vehicle on Fort Street. He was not injured.
After attempting to flee on foot, officers found the man to be carrying weapons including bear spray, a baton and a knife.
Anyone with information can contact VicPD at 250-995-7654, ext. 1, or report anonymously to Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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