Essex Man Runs From Police

Leamington OPP Station.(BlackburnNews.com file photo)

Leamington OPP had to use a spikebelt to bring an Essex man a stop on Seacliffe Dr. Friday night.

Police attempted to stop a man on County Rd. 34 in Leamington around 9:30pm, but the suspect sped off. Police did not pursue him, but spotted the driver and deployed the strip a short time later near Seacliffe Dr. and Sherk St..

A 21-year-old Essex man is facing charges of stunt driving and failing to stop for police.