Surrey, BC – Surrey RCMP is informing the public of a theft of vehicle and child abduction that occurred in the Cloverdale area.
On November 9, 2021 at 8:35 a.m., Surrey RCMP responded after a vehicle was stolen with a baby strapped into a car seat inside. The vehicle was parked, and left running in the driveway of a residence in the 17200-block of 58 Avenue.
Surrey RCMP immediately deployed multiple resources including all available Frontline officers, plain-clothes units and the Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service. An AMBER alert was also issued.
At 9:20 a.m., a bystander located the vehicle abandoned with the baby still inside the vehicle in the 5900-block of 177B Street. The baby was checked over by BC Emergency Health Services and was not physically injured. The family involved has been provided support through victim services.
Surrey RCMP is grateful for the assistance of our law enforcement partners, and Global News, who offered the assistance of their news helicopter.
The investigation into locating the suspect is ongoing. Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. If you wish to make an anonymous report please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.
File # 2021-170820
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