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Stolen tractor-truck chased down by police in the Montérégie

Police in the Montérégie arrested a suspect in the theft of a tractor-truck overnight — but not before a highway chase.

Officers pursued truck for 10 minutes along Highway 229

Police arrested a male suspect after a tractor-truck veered off the road on Highway 229. (Alain Beland/Radio-Canada)

Police in the Montérégie arrested a suspect in the theft of a tractor-truck overnight — but not before a highway chase.

Richelieu-Saint-Laurent police say the tractor-truck was taken in Sainte-Julie and they followed it for about ten minutes on Highway 229 to Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil.

Eventually, the truck tipped into the ditch between lanes and police arrested the driver.

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