Man charged with fleeing in stolen vehicle

A 28-year-old man from Mira Road appeared in Sydney Provincial Court this morning after fleeing police in a stolen vehicle.

Eric Gordon Fraser is charged with Possession of Property (Stolen Vehicle) Obtained by Crime, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Flight from Police, Resisting Arrest and a Breach of Probation.

Cape Breton Regional Police arrested Fraser yesterday afternoon after a short pursuit. Police had been looking for an F150 previously reported stolen on April 15th from Master Auto Care on George Street in Sydney. At approximately 3:00 PM Monday, the vehicle was spotted on Welton Street heading towards Grand Lake Road.