Damage was caused to businesses within the Cornwall Center shopping centre.
She continued driving the car through the main level of the mall. The officers who were on foot attempted to approach her, but she drove the taxi through the north entrance of Cornwall Centre.
The taxi ended up hanging on the stairs and the 31-year-old driver was taken into police custody.
The owners of the damaged businesses have been contacted by police.
The mall said it will open on Saturday.
Police continue to investigate and charges against the driver have not yet been determined.