Crime spree results in botched getaway for London man

London, ON, Canada / 106.9 The X

A 25-year-old man could be facing a slew of charges after an early morning crime spree in the city’s north end.

London Police say it began with a silver Dodge Caliber car being stolen from a Phillbrook Dr. home after being left idling in the driveway. It was at that point when the suspect traveled to the Pharma Plus on Adelaide St. N.

It’s at that point¬†when the suspect demanded drugs from the pharmacist and an undisclosed amount was turned over.

After turning over the drugs, the pharmacist then exited the store where he was struck and dragged by the suspect’s stolen car.

While attempting to make his getaway, police say he struck a mini-van head on at Fanshawe Park Rd and Phillbrook Dr. It was at that point when the suspect fled on took allegedly breaking into a garage a block away where he was arrested.

The pharmacist was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. But nor the suspect or other driver were injured in the crash.

Const. Ken Steeves says the man is known to police.

As a result, a 25-year-old London man could face a slew of charges.

Police say a weapon could have been used but are not confirming as the investigation is on-going.

 

 

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