A good Samaritan stopped to help the wrong people near 70 Mile House Wednesday.
shortly after 7 a.m., a vehicle crashed in the 70 Mile House area and the good Samaritan stopped to help the people in the truck. The two occupants, a man and a woman, then stole the good Samaritan’s vehicle and head north on Highway 97. The good Samaritan was not injured.
The police, with the assistance of Williams Lake RCMP, Quesnel RCMP, Emergency Response Team, Police Dog Services and Air 3, located and the 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 investigation continues.