On March 16, 2022, at approximately 10:41p.m., Grande Prairie RCMP located a vehicle in the area of 162 Avenue and 102 Street in Grande Prairie with a male and female occupant that had been report to stolen.
Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, however the vehicle attempted to flee and ended up driving off the road. Officers approached the vehicle and a female was arrested. A male fled the vehicle on foot and was able to enter a nearby unsecured police vehicle and subsequently drove away.
The police vehicle was recovered, however several items were taken from the vehicle including the following:
- RCMP patrol jacket
- RCMP toque
- Hard body armour
- 40 mm Extended Range Impact Weapon
Further investigation revealed the male allegedly stole another vehicle in the Spirit River area, Alta. The vehicle is described as a brown 2019 Jeep Grande Cherokee with Alberta licence plate CCB 0087.
Grande Prairie RCMP continue to investigate and search for the stolen vehicle and suspect.
If you have information or observe the stolen vehicle or male suspect, do not approach, please contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700 or your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.