Williams Lake RCMP say they’ve arrested a prolific and violent offender after a brief car chase.
Mounties say they spotted the man in the Deep Creek area at around 1:00 a.m on Saturday.
The man rammed a police car in an attempt to flee. After a brief pursuit, the suspect lost control of his vehicle and crashed.
Both the driver and passenger were arrested.
North District RCMP spokesperson Madonna Saunderson says the man is well-known to police.
She says he’s wanted on an outstanding warrant and is also now facing charges of dangerous driving, hit and run, threats and breach of conditions.