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A man in St. John’s stole three vehicles in an attempt to flee from police last night.

At 7:30 pm RNC received a report of a stolen vehicle in St. John’s, while searching for the vehicle, the 20-year-old male driver abandoned the vehicle and stole a second car in the town of Portugal Cove and St. Phillips.

Police were continuing their search when the man stole a third vehicle from the east end of St. John’s.

Members of the RNC finally located the driver in the centre city area around 11 pm Saturday night.

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He attempted to flee on foot but was arrested by responding officers. He was charged with thefts of motor vehicles, flight from police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and resisting arrest.

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