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Two arrested in car-jacking incident on Hwy 97…

WILLIAMS LAKE, BC: Two people have been arrested following a car-jacking incident near 70 Mile House Wednesday morning…

Police say just after 7 AM, a good Samaritan stopped to help two occupants of a truck that crashed on Highway 97. Once the good Samaritan left the vehicle, the man and woman of the crashed truck jumped in and headed north on Highway 97.

RCMP immediately responded and located the vehicle between Williams Lake and Quesnel. RCMP from Williams Lake and Quesnel, along with Air 3 from North District converged on the vehicle. Both occupants, a man and woman, were arrested.

“Air 3 was a crucial component in the search assisting the troops on the ground” said S/Sgt Del Byron, Operations NCO Williams Lake RCMP.

The individuals arrested were allegedly involved in Criminal activity in Alberta and are presently in police custody. The good Samaritan was not injured.

The investigation continues and there will be no further information released at this time.

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