A 21 year old Essex man is facing several charges after failing to stop for police in Leamington.

Just before 9:30 Friday night, police attempted to stop a 1998 White Subaru on County Rd 34 for a Highway Traffic Act violation.

The vehicle took off at a high rate of speed, but police chose not to chase the suspect.

A short time later the vehicle was spotted on Seacliffe Dr. in Leamington.

A spike belt was deployed and the vehicle was stopped.

The driver is facing numerous charges including 2 counts of stunt driving, and 2 counts of failing to stop for police.

The matter is still under investigation and more charges are pending.

The suspect was released and will be appear in a Leamington court on May 1st.