Bracebridge OPP is looking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle that was involved in a police pursuit this afternoon on Highway 11 in Orillia.

The suspect vehicle and it’s operator, 58 year-old Thomas Lustvee of Bracebridge, are the subjects of an earlier criminal investigation and officers recognized the vehicle travelling north on Highway 11 in Gravenhurst and began to follow it. The vehicle soon changed direction leading officer’s south on Highway 11 and into a pursuit near Simcoe Road 169 in Washago. The chase was cut short due to safety concerns. The vehicle was last seen travelling north on Oro-Medonte Line 12.

The suspect vehicle is a 2014 Maroon/Red coloured Ford Mustang Convertible bearing Ontario Marker BVAT 430.

Police are interested in locating the vehicle and are concerned for the well-being of Thomas Lustvee. Police are asking anyone with information to contact the OPP at (888) 310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.