RCMP are asking Olds and Sundre residents to check their home surveillance cameras to see if they caught images of vehicles connected to a home invasion in Sundre.
Sundre RCMP said they got a report of a home invasion on Wednesday about 11:50 a.m. Police said three suspects armed with weapons forced their way into a home in Sundre Mobile Estates.
The two occupants, a man and a woman, were robbed of their possessions, including a pellet pistol and pellet rifle. They were not harmed.
The suspects then fled from the residence in a black 2016 Hyundai Elantra stolen from the victims.
At 12:10 p.m., Olds RCMP officers located the stolen vehicle travelling eastbound on Highway 27 towards Olds.
Police found the vehicle abandoned near a restaurant in the area of 50th Avenue and 46th Street in Olds.
The area was contained while an RCMP dog unit and Emergency Response Team were brought in. However, the suspects managed to flee the area in a second vehicle.
A shotgun, knife, and the stolen pellet rifle were recovered in the stolen vehicle.
Investigators checking surveillance video near the site of the home invasion found images of a silver F-150 arriving just prior to the home invasion. The same pickup left with the stolen Hyundai.
Sundre RCMP are asking the public to check their surveillance camera recordings in Sundre in the area of the Sundre Mobile Estates from 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesday and in Olds in the area of 50th Avenue and 46th Street (also known as Highway 27) from 12:10 p.m. until 1 p.m. to see if the cameras caught images of the black 2016 Hyundai Elantra or silver F-150.
Sundre RCMP are also asking if anyone is able to identify the silver F-150 that is described as having black wheels, a black Tonneau cover and decals on each side of the back window.
One of the suspects is described as a man, about five-foot-five (1.65 m) with a light complexion. The two other suspects are described a very tall and skinny with dark complexions.
Sundre RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident or identifying those responsible. Please contact Sundre RCMP at 403-638-3655 or your local police. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.P3Tips.com.