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Hit-and-run suspect surrenders to police

He caused $3,000 in damage.



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A 35-year-old man who rammed a victim’s vehicle in a private parking lot on June 3, causing $3,000 worth of damage, surrendered to Guelph Police on Saturday.

The man was subsequently arrested for failing to stop after an accident. The accused was issued with an Appearance Notice with a court date of July 30.

At approximately 5:07 a.m. on June 3, police responded to a hit and run located in a private parking lot on Waterloo Ave., police said in a press release on Sunday morning.

A half hour later, the accused male was operating a motor vehicle and was observed to accelerate across the parking lot and collide with the victim’s parked vehicle pushing the vehicle onto the sidewalk and causing extensive front end damage.

Police chase down suspect

At approximately 11:38 p.m., a 25-year-old Guelph male who was wanted on a bench warrant was observed by police in a hallway of a residential dwelling on Carden Street.

The accused was advised to stop as there was a warrant for his arrest, however the accused attempted to escape through the fire escape emergency exit to flee from police.

Police were able to locate the male and he was subsequently placed under arrest at 11:40 p.m. and further held for a bail hearing at the Guelph Police Service.