On January 23 at 5:45 pm, Drumheller RCMP attempted to arrest a male suspect in regards to a stolen vehicle.
During the attempted arrest, an altercation occurred between the officer and the suspect. During the altercation, a female driving a silver sedan approached. The male suspect was able to jump into the vehicle and the officer tried to stop the fleeing male and was dragged by the silver sedan. While being dragged, the officer discharged his firearm at the vehicle and was able to break free while the car fled the area.
The RCMP are in search of the silver car and the two suspects.
The male suspect is described as:
- Dark winter jacket with a hood
- A ball cap with light or tan coloured visor
The female suspect is described as:
- Dark hair
- Tan coloured jacket with a fur-lined hood
The officer sustained minor injuries. It is not known if any of the suspects were injured.
If you saw this incident or have any information regarding the suspects please call the Drumheller RCMP Detachment at 403-823-7590 or you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.