Ponoka RCMP investigate Carjacking attempts on Highway 2

Ponoka, Alberta – On October 5, 2016 at approximately 11:00 p.m., Ponoka RCMP responded to an attempt of theft of motor vehicles on Highway 2 and Township Road 414.


A truck was travelling northbound on Highway 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
• Bald (shaved heads)
• Wearing hoodies

If you have information about this incident, please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4471 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

Ponoka RCMP