St. Albert RCMP continue to investigate armed carjackings, suspects taken into custody – UPDATE 2

St. Albert, Alberta – St. Albert RCMP continue to investigate two separate car jackings and two attempted car jackings that occurred earlier this morning around 8:45 a.m. The individuals involved in all the offences used a firearm or replica firearm to commit the acts. The situation was fluid and police were tracking the suspects in many areas of St. Albert thus St. Albert RCMP placed some schools and daycares in a “Hold & Secure” as a precautionary measure.

When a hold & secure is called by the RCMP details of the unfolding event are not provided to the location to expedite the process and to ensure the safety of the occupants.

St. Albert RCMP continue to investigate two separate car jackings and two attempted car jackings that occurred earlier this morning around 8:45 a.m.
St. Albert RCMP continue to investigate two separate car jackings and two attempted car jackings that occurred earlier this morning around 8:45 a.m.

A “Hold & Secure” is issued in response to activity in the community, not inside the location (school/daycare). During a Hold & Secure, doors to the location are locked, with no one permitted in or out of the building.

St. Albert RCMP were able to locate and arrest two males believed to be involved. No one was injured in the above events and the investigation is ongoing.

BACKGROUND

June 16, 2021

St. Albert RCMP unfolding event

St. Albert, Alta – Earlier this morning, St. Albert RCMP were involved in an unfolding event involving a car jacking. St. Albert RCMP chose to place some Schools & Daycares in a “Hold and Secure” as a precautionary measure.

At this time, the Hold & Secure has been lifted, there are no public safety concerns and two individuals are in custody. The investigation is still in it’s early stages and more information will be provided once more is known.

St. Albert RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, 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.

St. Albert RCMP



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