01/22/2015 17:18 EST | Updated 03/24/2015 05:59 EDT

Man jumps from moving police car to avoid arrest

A man arrested for theft in Mississauga was being escorted back to the police station in a cruiser when he broke a window and jumped out the moving car, according to Peel Regional Police. 

The man landed on Mavis Road around Hillcrest Avenue. He was quickly re-apprehended and taken to hospital.

The suspect was en route to 12 Division when he smashed the cruiser's rear window.