St. Paul RCMP investigate theft of vehicle with firearms inside

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Update

This afternoon at approximately 1:00 p.m., a tip was received from the public and the truck was recovered abandoned in Bonnyville by RCMP.  One of the firearms has also been recovered and police continue to investigate.

Police thank the public for quickly providing the tip on the whereabouts of this stolen vehicle.

If you have information about this incident, please call the St. Paul RCMP at 780-645-8870 or call your local police.  If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

Background

This morning at approximately 8:00 a.m.,  St. Paul RCMP responded to a report of a truck being stolen on 48th Avenue in St. Paul. The theft occurred sometime between 12:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. this morning.

Further investigation revealed the truck has two unloaded firearms inside.

The truck is described as:

  • Red Ford F250
  • Custom made slip tank in back
  • Silver tool box in back
  • Black rims
  • Please be advised the Alberta Licence plate on the stolen vehicle is  BZK 7111

  •  the truck may also have a window that is broken

St. Paul RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating this stolen vehicle. Police are asking the public not to approach the vehicle if located and to call police immediately.

 

If you have information about this incident, please call the St. Paul RCMP at 780-645-8870 or call your local police.  If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet atwww.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stopperswww.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).