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Hit & Run Involving Police Cruiser

(MIDDLESEX, ON) – On Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at approximately 11:10 p.m., while assisting the London Police Service on a separate incident involving a stolen motor vehicle, members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police, Oneida and Chippewa Police Service and Elgin OPP located the vehicle at a residence on Oneida of the Thames First Nation.

As officers were on scene, an unrelated motor vehicle entered through the police barricade, struck an unoccupied OPP cruiser and narrowly missed multiple officers on foot.

The vehicle fled from the scene and was later recovered. The vehicle had also previously been reported as stolen.

No injuries were reported. The OPP cruiser sustained significant damage and was towed from the scene.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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