What's Up Now: RCMP Release

Date: June 16, 2021Share

UPDATE #3: RCMP unfolding event (with sketch of suspect)

Update 2021/06/23 18:10:
St. Albert RCMP continue to investigate the carjacking that occurred June 16, 2021. The Red Jeep Compass has not been recovered and the male who used a firearm to carjack two individuals has not been identified and/or located. Attached is a composite sketch of the male suspect police are looking for. St. Albert RCMP are asking anyone who may recognize the male to call the detachment at 780-458-7700.

If you witnessed any of the events that occurred on June 16, 2021, St. Albert RCMP would like to hear from you as well.

Update 2021/06/18 10:15:
St. Albert RCMP continue to look for the unidentified suspect who used a firearm to carjack two individuals Wednesday morning and are seeking the public’s assistance regarding the following things:

The first male arrested the day of the incident was in possession of stolen property and was charge with the following:Said male was released from custody on an Undertaking.

The second male arrested the day of the incident was released from custody the same day without charges.

The investigation is still ongoing and more updates will be made available when new information is received.

Update 2021/06/16 11:55:
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.

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.

*Note* - St. Albert RCMP will be available at 1:45 p.m. outside the main detachment on Bellerose Drive for any on camera/interview inquiries.

Original Release 2021/06/16 10:30:
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.

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