A Brampton teenager faces charges related to a collision on Hwy. 7 in Norwood Thursday with a stolen vehicle.

The collision, around 7:15 a.m. near Asphodel 10th Line, involved an SUV striking a utility trailer that was being towed by another vehicle.

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Hwy. 7 Norwood Collision Involves Stolen Vehicle: Peterborough County OPP

The Peterborough County OPP said no injuries were reported.

However, police say the driver of the van allegedly fled the scene on foot, but was located by officers in the town. Police determined that the SUV had been reported stolen in the greater Toronto area.

A 16-year-old from Brampton was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of felony property (more than $ 5,000 and less than $ 5,000), one count each of obstructing a law enforcement officer, failing to remain in the scene of a collision, Class G1 the licensee is not accompanied by a qualified driver and drives a vehicle with readily available cannabis.

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He was later released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on January 10, 2022.

Under the Juvenile Criminal Justice Act, the accused cannot be identified.

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