Teen arrested, charged after stolen vehicle recovered

A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser is seen at the Maple Grove headquarters in Cambridge. (Photo: Terry Kelly/CTV Kitchener) (Jan. 1, 2020)

Waterloo Regional Police say a 17-year-old has been charged following a stolen vehicle investigation in Kitchener.

Police were called to Ottawa Street South to reports of a stolen vehicle being spotted in the area at around 8:45 a.m. yesterday.

When they arrived, police attempted to stop the vehicle which fled the scene.

Officers later located the deserted vehicle near Kent Avenue and Charles Street East.

Following an investigation, a 17-year-old was later arrested.

He is facing a number of charges including theft of a vehicle, dangerous operation of a vehicle, possession of stolen property and flight from police.

Police are also reminding people not to leave their cars running and unattended.

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