August 15, 2018 4:41 pm

Vehicle crashes into Sherwood Park Safeway

A car was deliberately crashed into a Safeway grocery store in Sherwood Park early Wednesday morning, Aug. 15, 2018.

Charles Taylor, Global News
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A vehicle was deliberately crashed into a grocery store in Sherwood Park early Wednesday morning, causing some significant damage.

Strathcona County RCMP said that around 5:10 a.m., police responded to reports of a vehicle purposefully driving into the Safeway entrance located on Sherwood Drive.

A car was deliberately crashed into a Safeway grocery store in Sherwood Park early Wednesday morning. Aug. 15, 2018.

Charles Taylor, Global News

The vehicle then drove away and was last seen travelling east on Granada Boulevard. Mounties found the vehicle abandoned about four kilometres away from the grocery store on Hummingbird Road. Police determined the vehicle was stolen the previous night in Sherwood Park.

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A car was deliberately crashed into a Safeway grocery store in Sherwood Park early Wednesday morning. Aug, 15, 2018.

Charles Taylor, Global News

There was significant damage to the entrance of the store. The vehicle smashed several windows at the Safeway, where staff was seen sweeping up the broken glass.

A car was deliberately crashed into a Safeway grocery store in Sherwood Park early Wednesday morning. Aug. 15, 2018.

Charles Taylor, Global News

Police are investigating both the stolen vehicle and the damage at the store. If you have any information, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741, or submit your tip anonymously to Crime Stoppers online or by phoning 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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