RCMP arrest two following carjacking north of Edmonton

The carjacking took place in Villeneuve

Two men are in custody following a carjacking that took place in Villeneuve early Monday morning.

Mounties were called to an armed robbery in the hamlet northwest of Edmonton just before 6am. RCMP heard shots fired by the suspects who then stole a vehicle near Highway 44 and Township Road 544.

The victim of the carjacking was not injured.

After the stolen vehicle became disabled, the suspects fled on foot, one was arrested near the stolen vehicle and the other was chased down by the police dogs.

People in the area are asked to avoid the area while police investigate.

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