The Kenora OPP say they have arrested one person following a police pursuit near the Manitoba border.
The Falcon Lake RCMP initially tried to stop a vehicle Saturday night around 7:00, but it refused pull over.
The Mounties say they gave up the chase due to safety concerns.
Later the OPP received information of a vehicle being driven erratically and the occupants were throwing beer cans out the window.
Police says they received information about a vehicle matching the description in the ditch near Royal Lake.
Passing motorist says the driver assaulted the passenger and fled into the bush.
The OPP's Emergency Response Team and a K-9 unit managed to locate the suspect a short time later.
A 35 year old Kenora man faces impaired driving and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle charges.
He has been released from custody and will appear in Kenora Court on October 19th to face the charges.
A 90 day licence suspension was also issued.
(Photo provided by OPP)