Crime and Police

Suspect escapes Alberta RCMP in stolen police vehicle

A police officer on foot chases a suspect in a stolen RCMP truck in Camrose. (Screenshot)

Man escapes police twice before caught

A suspect in Camrose Alberta, fled police after stealing an RCMP vehicle, Saturday afternoon

Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious person and stolen property near a rural home in Camrose at approximately 5:30 a.m.

Two adult male suspects were identified as being wanted from various jurisdictions. RCMP with help from the public found them in the area several hours later.

The suspects were able to flee on ATV’s and drive them into the City of Camrose.

RCMP along with Camrose Police tracked the two men to a residence. A search warrant was executed and they were arrested.

While detained, one of the men was able to escape in an RCMP truck.

The police located the abandoned vehicle a few blocks away. The man fled on foot.

However, RCMP Police Dog Services and Air Services were utilized and he was again caught. The man was taken into custody with minor injuries.

No members of the public or police were injured in the incident.

Multiple charges are pending for both suspects and they remain in jail.

Police continue to investigate.

A resident of Camrose posted a video to Facebook showing the moment the RCMP vehicle was allegedly taken.

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