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RCMP Airdrie – Multiple Vehicle Thefts Overnight

RCMP-Crest-insigne1-e1393524295759.jpgAirdrie, Alberta – Airdrie RCMP responded to several vehicle thefts on the early morning of August 26th, 2014.

At approximately 2:20 am, RCMP received a call of a male and female attempting to steal a vehicle in the Big Springs neighbourhood of Airdrie. Police attended and surrounded a vehicle. The driver ignored commands and evaded police, nearly striking a member with the vehicle.

A stolen vehicle was left on scene, and seized by RCMP. Other vehicles in the area were found to have had their plates stolen.

The vehicle that sped off is described as;

  • Blue and white pickup truck
  • Slip tank in the back.

Airdrie RCMP also responded to an alarm call at Airdrie Towing and Logistics at approximately 5:05 am.

Thieves entered a locked garage in the tow yard and removed a F-250 Truck, driving through the security gate on the way out.

Later at approximately 5:15 am, In the Meadowbrook neighbourhood, a member of the public witnessed what he believed to be a Break and Enter to residence in progress. When the witness called police, a male and female suspect stole the vehicle he had been travelling in which was parked nearby. RCMP was dispatched but was unable to locate the vehicle.

The stolen vehicle is described as;

  • Black 2013 Kia Forte

Airdrie General Investigative Section and Crime Reduction Unit along with Airdrie RCMP City members continue to investigate.

RCMP are requesting anyone with information to contact the Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7200.

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