Maple Ridge man trapped under car in ditch

Airlifted to hospital, in serious condition, according to RCMP.

  • Sep. 2, 2015 8:00 p.m.

RCMP are looking for a young man who robbed a Booster Juice in Maple Ridge on Wednesday.

A 28-year-old Maple Ridge man in serious condition in hospital after a car went into a water-filled ditch just before 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Police don’t believe the man was an occupant in the car, but was trapped underneath it, in the 23300-block of Dogwood Avenue, near the Blacksheep Pub.

“This left him in the water until the Maple Ridge Fire Department was able to use airbags to lift the car enough to get the victim out,” said RCMP Cpl. Alanna Dunlop.

The driver of the car, a 29-year-old Maple Ridge man, and a female passenger have been interviewed by police, who continue to investigate.

The injured man was airlifted to hospital.

• Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251.

 

Booster Juice robbed

Police are looking for a young man who robbed a Booster Juice in Maple Ridge on Wednesday.

At about 9:15 p.m., a man, 20 to 25 years old, entered the Booster Juice in the Westgate shopping mall, in the 20300-block of Dewdney Trunk Road.

The man indicated he had a weapon when he demanded money.  He was last seen running out of the store.

“Police are releasing a surveillance video photo of the suspect in the hope someone will be able to identify him,” said Cpl. Dunlop.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, approximately 5’8” with a medium build and blonde hair.

• Anyone with any information is asked to contact Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251 or rm.inquiries@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. To remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip at www.solvecrime.ca. CrimeStoppers will pay a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

 

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