Man runs across the QEW trying to escape police
A 51-year old man is facing charges after running across the QEW in St. Catharines to avoid police.
Thursday afternoon around 2:40 pm Niagara Regional Police responded to the Walmart on Geneva Street for a shoplifting call.
When police arrived they saw the accused running across the parking lot after escaping from the in-store or mall security person.
An NRP officer was then able to stop the man, but before being placed under arrest he broke free, climbed over the fence and across the QEW before scaling another fence off the highway.
The accused was finally tracked down.
Robert Halliwell is facing a slew of charges.