A 36-year-old woman is charged with dangerous driving after a car was driven into a community swimming pool last week.

Durham Regional Police say the vehicle smashed into the Courtice Community Centre around 8:40 a.m. on Friday and ended up in the children’s pool.

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A red car is seen barrelling towards the doors of the Courtice Community Centre Pool on Jan. 25, 2019.

Surveillance video released by police shows a red compact car speeding through the front doors and lobby, missing a pedestrian by a few metres.

No one was hurt but police say the incident caused extensive damage to the facility.

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The woman was apprehended under the Mental Health Act. Her name was not released. She is charged with dangerous operation of a conveyance, mischief/damage to property endangering life, and mischief/damage to property over $5,000.

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Anyone who may have been at the centre or in the area is asked to contact police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1657 or Crime Stoppers.

Woman charged after car driven into Courtice centre pool

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