A black pickup truck collided with another pickup truck before crashing into a power pole across from Iqaluit City Hall on Jan 28, police say. (Submitted photo)

Iqaluit RCMP investigating truck theft, collision

Anyone with information is asked to contact the RCMP

By Nunatsiaq News

The Iqaluit RCMP are investigating after a stolen pickup crashed into another truck and then a power pole on Thursday night, Jan. 28.

Officers responded to reports of a collision across from Iqaluit City Hall at around 5:30 p.m., an RCMP news release states.

A black Ford F350 pickup truck that was stolen from a nearby apartment building had collided with a Nissan pickup truck before crashing into a power pole.

Police are still searching for the suspect, who fled on foot before officers arrived.

They described him as an Inuit man in his early twenties, wearing a black jacket with red trim around the collar and a rounded logo on the back.

Anyone with information or who may have seen the suspect fleeing the area, is asked to contact the Iqaluit RCMP.

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