Burlington police search for convicted felon

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Burlington police are looking for a convicted felon they say stole a car and credit card.

Police say Ian Gardner, 32, was spotted driving the stolen car down Main Street Monday morning but eluded police. Tuesday morning, South Burlington police spotted the car again on Dorset Street and tried to chase him. The pursuit ended when Gardner drove against traffic on Interstate 89 to get away. The car was found abandoned in Colchester.

Police say Gardner is a convicted violent felon who is currently under the supervision of the Department of Corrections for a 2013 assault and robbery.

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