June 18, 2019 9:06 pm

Kelowna RCMP still seeking witnesses after carjackings, standoff

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Kelowna RCMP is looking for two people who were victims of an attempted carjacking.

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The alleged incident took place in the hours before a dramatic standoff.

“The suspect allegedly attempted to carjack a number of vehicles in the Arab Road area,” said Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.

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“Two of those witnesses who were inside a vehicle have not yet come forward to speak with police, and we’re asking them to come forward with their information.”

The vehicle that a 40-year-old man allegedly attempted to steal is a dark blue Honda Civic. The attempted theft took place in the Arab Road area after the suspect allegedly stabbed a homeowner.

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“There was two male occupants inside and we encourage them to come forward and speak with police,” said O’Donaghey.

The 40-year-old Kelowna man, who was believed to be involved in the attempted carjackings, was arrested following a lengthy police standoff on Bryden Road.

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