Ponoka RCMP investigate carjacking attempts

  • Oct. 7, 2016 2:26 p.m.

On Oct. 5th at approximately 11 p.m., Ponoka RCMP responded to an attempt of theft of motor vehicles on Hwy. 2 and Township Road 414.

A truck was travelling northbound on Hwy. 2 when it was struck from behind by another vehicle. Three male occupants of the suspect vehicle then exited and attempted to steal two other vehicles that had stopped near the collision to assist. Before fleeing the collision scene on foot the suspects then attempted to steal the original truck involved in the collision. No one was injured during this incident.

Members with assistance from Blackfalds RCMP, Wetaskiwin Police Dog Services (PDS), RCMP Air Services and Lacombe Police, completed an extensive search in area but the suspects were not located. The suspect vehicle was found to be stolen from Calgary.

The suspects are described as Caucasian, with bald (shaved heads). They were wearing hoodies.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4471 or call local police. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or at www.tipsubmit.com.

– Fawcett

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