Valleyview RCMP is investigating an armed carjacking west of the municipality. Police say they received a report about an armed carjacking around 12:55 p.m. on March 28th.
It’s reported the victim attempted to help two men who appeared to be stuck in the snow when they approached the victim with a gun and stole his vehicle. The vehicle was found a short time later abandoned on Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation following a search by RCMP, the Grande Prairie Rural Detachment, Police Dog Services, Air Services, and the Western Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit.
According to police, a suspect is in custody.