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Red Deer RCMP investigate theft of five vehicles

July 10, 2017 11:17 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a group of thieves who stole five vehicles from a car rental company in the early hours of July 3.

At 12:35 am on July 3, suspects broke into the return key box at a local vehicle rental company by prying it out of the cement. They then stole three vehicles: a Ford Fusion, a cargo truck and a cargo van. Three male suspects then returned to the location at 1:45 am and stole the remaining two vehicles in the lot: a Dodge Ram and a Jeep Compass.

RCMP obtained video surveillance of the suspect Ford truck and the male driver, and are looking for public assistance to identify them.

The Ford Fusion was recovered by Red Deer RCMP on July 9 when they responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle and arrested the 26 year old man they found inside it. The Jeep Compass was recovered after it was abandoned on 67 Street the evening of July 8.

Still outstanding are: a white 2017 Ford Transit van, Alberta license plate E11699; a white 2017 GMC Savanna van, Ontario license plate AS87748; and a silver 2017 Dodge Ram, Alberta license plate L86939.

If you recognize this man or this truck, or have information about this investigation, contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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photo of suspect and suspect truck 

photo of suspect and suspect truck