LAKE LOUISE – Police released additional photos as they continue to seek the public’s help in their search for a carjacking suspect who threatened the female driver at knifepoint.
Police responded to the carjacking report at about 7 a.m. on Feb. 28 after the female victim was preparing to fuel her vehicle at a gas station in Lake Louise when she was approached by a hooded man “possibly under the influence of drugs.”
“The suspect asked for cash and when the victim did not have any, the suspect produced an edged weapon, pulled the victim out of the vehicle, and took off with the vehicle,” said Sgt. Susan Richter, detachment commander for Lake Louise RCMP in a March 2 news release.
“The victim was not injured.”
The suspect is described as:
- Wearing a beanie style hat, dark coat with a hood, blue jeans and dark coloured shoes with white soles
- Light complexion
- Dark and grey scruffy facial hair
- Approximately 40-50 years old
- Dishevelled in appearance
- No visible tattoos
- Possibly under the influence of drugs
Police say the stolen vehicle is a dark grey 2009 Ford Escape with Alberta licence plate CML 9437. The vehicle had black steel wheels with no hubcaps. The rear wiper is broken and stuck in the upright position.
Anyone with information on the location of the stolen vehicle, or on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Lake Louise RCMP at 403-522-3812 or your local police service.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.