Search for reckless driver comes up empty downtown

All efforts by Red Deer RCMP turned up empty after blocking off streets and using a helicopter to find a reckless driver late Thursday evening.

All efforts by Red Deer RCMP turned up empty after blocking off streets and using a helicopter to find a reckless driver late Thursday evening.

Around 10 p.m., police began receiving reports of an erratic driver speeding and driving recklessly on the city streets.

Police found the suspect vehicle, a Ford F350, in a parking lot at 4909 49th St. A large area was cordoned off while police searched for the driver.

The RCMP air services helicopter was in the area and helped.

The suspect was not found and the incident remains under investigation.

RCMP ask anyone with information in relation to this incident to 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 at www.tipsubmit.com.