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Ponoka RCMP investigate hit and run

Ponoka RCMP is investigating a reported hit and run from this past week.

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, police responded to a report of a hit and run collision in Ponoka involving a SUV. Twenty minutes later, police received an additional report of a hit and run involving what is believed to be the same suspect vehicle.

Witnesses stated they saw two suspects flee the site of the collision on foot. RCMP located a damaged SUV 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUV at the scene. A search of the vehicle revealed a significant amount of suspected methamphetamine and cocaine. Police also located and seized a loaded .22 calibre handgun and ammunition.

Ponoka RCMP continue to investigate this incident with the help of the Ponoka RCMP General Investigative Section, RCMP Traffic Services and the Alberta Sheriff’s.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ponoka RCMP Detachment at 403-783-4471. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app.



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