The Belleville Police Service responded to 50 calls from October 2nd 2021 at 5:00 a.m. to October 3rd 2021 at 5:00 a.m.
Robbery / Police Pursuit
Belleville ON- On October 2nd at 10:40 a.m. Belleville Police were called to an address on Dundas St. E. for a robbery in progress. A male had entered a business, assaulted a store employee and stole jewellery.
The suspect fled the location in a dark coloured Chevrolet sedan. Officers located the suspect vehicle as they responded to the call and attempted to stop it. The vehicle fled officers at high speed and the pursuit was terminated for public safety reasons.
The suspect fled Belleville going westbound on Highway 401 and Belleville Police advised OPP of the robbery and provided a description. The suspect was involved in several incidents on Highway 401, culminating in his arrest in Clarington, ON on Highway 35/115 by OPP.
A 48yr old Belleville male is in custody with the OPP and is facing a long list of charges in Belleville, including Robbery, Dangerous Driving and Flight from Police.
Injuries in the robbery in Belleville were reported as minor.