Police Use GPS to Track Down Stolen Vehicle Near Woodstock

Oxford OPP were able to track down the driver of a stolen vehicle using GPS. 

WOODSTOCK - Oxford OPP were able to track down the driver of a stolen vehicle using GPS. 

Police were contacted by Huron OPP that a stolen pickup was from Seaforth was in the area. Officers responded quickly and observed a male exit the vehicle and attempt to flee on foot. The male was arrested a short distance from the scene.  27 year old Tyler Richardson of Stratford was arrested and charged with 2 counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

Oxford County OPP are asking any witnesses to contact Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at http://www.oxfordcrimestoppers.com/ where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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