Philipsburg, October 15th 2018
From: Chief Inspector R.V. HENSON
POLICE PRESS RELEASE
Early Saturday morning October 13th a man on his first visit the Mental Health Foundation ill-treated the security officer on duty, broken into the office and stole the car belonging to the foundation and fled the scene. The police department was immediately informed of what had taken place.
When the police saw the suspect driving the car on the street they attempted to stop him, however he increased the speed of the vehicle and tried to escape the police. A chase of the suspect with the stolen vehicle continued into Dutch Quarter area where the suspect could not go any further and was arrested by police.
He was taken to the Philipsburg Police Station where he will be held for treatment and further investigation.