Thursday, September 16, 2021

RCMP seek public assistance in hit and run incident on Atlin Avenue this week

Prince Rupert RCMP are seeking the help of the public related
to a hit and run incident on the city's west side

A motor vehicle incident in the early hours of September 14th has the RCMP detachment in Prince Rupert reaching out the public for assistance as they seek more information into a hit and run on the residential street.

In an information release issued today, the Mounties provide some background into the incident which took place at just after 3 AM on the 14th

The owner's woke up on September 14 and observed their vehicles had been damaged sometime over night in the 1700 block of Atlin Ave. 

Through investigation police obtained video surveillance of a blue 4 door sedan that struck the parked vehicles at 3:10 AM on September 14, 2021.

Included in their information release is a still shot from the surveillance video with members of the detachment hoping that someone in the community may be able to identify the suspect vehicle.

Should you have information related to the incident please contact the Prince Rupert RCMP at 250-627-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.

The information release from the Prince Rupert detachment can be reviewed here.

More notes on the work of Emergency Responders in the Northwest can be explored from our archive page.


  1. The picture you have posted is of the intersection between McBride and 6th East, which is quite a distance from Atlin Ave!

  2. Thanks for taking the time to comment on the story, the photo you reference is the RCMP detachment of course, which is where the call for public assistance came from. The photo of the incident and the intersection of note is found as part of the story.

    Appreciate your interest in the blog