A 29-year-old North Perth man faces several charges after police he drove by them on a stolen ATV.

Around noon Wednesday, a North Perth OPP officer was investigating the report of a stolen All-Terrain Vehicle with the vehicle reported stolen sometime overnight from a rural residence on Line 78, northwest of Atwood.

Police say a male drove by the officer on the same ATV with the officer quickly arresting the male driver without incident. T

The male driver was arrested and charged with several offences including possession of property obtained by crime over $5 thousand.

He has a court date scheduled for August 26th in Stratford to answer to the charges.