ATIKOKAN – A 37-year-old is facing charges after fleeing from police Tuesday evening.
According to an Ontario Provincial Police release, officers observed a black pickup truck travelling on Main Street in Atikokan, the driver was known to police as a suspended driver.
Police said a traffic stop was initiated, however, after the vehicle stopped and police talked with the driver, the person fled the scene.
The vehicle was late observed at a residence in Atikokan.
Police arrested and charged Samantha St. Louis, 37, of Atikokan with flight from peace officer and driving while under suspension.
The accused was released with a provincial court date of June 16 in Atikokan.