RCMP Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Suspect Who Pointed Firearm at Truck Driver

Grande Prairie, Alberta – Rural RCMP are seeking the public assistance in identifying a male following an incident that occurred on Highway 40, two (2) kilometres south of Canfor Road.

On November 11, 2017 at approximately 10:11 AM, a semi-truck was travelling on a service road when a black pick-up truck pulled out in front. The black pick-up truck approached a three way intersection and turned onto Big Mountain Road. When the Semi-truck pulled up to the intersection, the driver noticed that the black pick-up truck was backing up a short distance. A male driver was seen getting out of the truck and grabbing what appeared to be a long barrel firearm from the back seat. The male then proceeded to point it at the driver of the semi-truck. The semi-truck proceeded through the intersection without any further incident. No shots were fired and no one was injured during this occurrence.

The suspect was described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • Between the age of 40-45 years old
  • 6’0”/210 lbs – 220 lbs
  • Ear length dark curly hair
  • Wearing grey sweat pants, camouflaged jacket and round/oval shooting glasses.

At this time the RCMP is unable to confirm if this incident is related to previous occurrences that have recently occurred on Highway 40. Grande Prairie Rural RCMP with the assistance of the Grande Prairie General Investigation Section continue their investigation and have called upon the assistance of a RCMP sketch artist. The police are asking the public’s help in identifying this person of interest.

Should you have any information regarding this matter contact the Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment at 780-830-5700 or should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS) or by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

Grande Prairie RCMP

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