We now know why there was a heavy police presence in Hanover along 9th Avenue and 14th Street this morning.
It involved a police pursuit connected to a stolen vehicle.
Around this 4:40 a.m. this morning a Hanover Police officer observed a stolen black Dodge Ram ‘dually’ pick up truck traveling at a high rate of speed on 10th Avenue at 2nd Street.
Police lost sight of the stolen vehicle but continued to patrol the area locating it parked in the area of 9th Avenue and 14th Street.
An investigation determined that a suspect was observed running from the stolen vehicle just prior to police arrival.
Hanover Police Service established containment with the assistance of West Grey Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police Emergency Response Team their K9 Unit.
Hanover Police continue to investigate this incident and is requesting anyone who has information related to this stolen vehicle, observed it or has video evidence that they believe may be related is asked to contact them at 519-364-2411 pr Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)