Pair ram stolen vehicle into cop car, say Winnipeg police

Two Winnipeggers are facing charges after ramming a stolen vehicle into a police cruiser early Tuesday morning.Police said the incident took place around 3 a.m. in the 300 block of Redwood Avenue.When the police cruiser’s emergency lights turned on, the driver of the car reversed into the cruiser before driving forward and hitting it again.READ MORE: Security camera footage shows Winnipeg police cruiser crash into vanThe two people in the car tried to escape through a yard but were arrested by police with the help of a K9 unit.The vehicle had been reported stolen overnight from a Charleswood garage.Dylan Sidney Strykiwsky, 25, is charged with possessing property obtained by crime over $5,000, two counts of assaulting a peace officer, operating a conveyance while prohibited, and three counts of failing to comply with a recognizance.The other suspect, a 23-year-old woman, was charged with possessing property obtained by crime over $5,000 and released on a promise to appear.Two individuals have been arrested after ramming into a cruiser car with a stolen vehicle. The driver fled on foot, a responding K9 unit tracked & located the driver who was hiding. The stolen vehicle had been taken from the west Charleswood area. https://t.co/19dj6J60gB— Winnipeg Police (@wpgpolice) October 1, 2019
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