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At around 3:30 pm Monday afternoon, police received a report of a stolen school bus seen in the town of Conception Bay South.

The 40-year-old male driver of the bus attempted to flee from police, and officers used a tire deflation device to stop the vehicle.

The man had several outstanding warrants for his arrest and was also charged for being in possession of a stolen vehicle, flight from Police and resisting arrest.

He was conveyed to St. John’s City Lock-up to appear in Court this morning.

Update: Someone hijacked a bus! Cop confirmed…. but we’re still stuck until they get it under control. Sad times. I got a pool waiting for me!Something strange going on on the CBS highway to Mt. Pearl. Traffic is stopped by police. A school bus just crossed in front of us from the other side of the highway with a dozen cop cars chasing it. I think a stolen bus maybe? Cops being safe. Traffic stopped and blocked off until under control. If driving to town… take the old way!

Posted by Jaime Ryan on Monday, April 22, 2019

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