Police currently looking for suspect after incident on highway leaves officer injured

A suspect fled in a stolen vehicle after a stop at weigh scales west of Golden. An officer is injured with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are looking for a suspect after vehicle theft near Golden.

This afternoon near the weigh scales west of Golden BC, RCMP conducted a vehicle stop in connection with a possible theft.

The suspect in the stopped vehicle failed to comply with police direction, and subsequently stole a nearby vehicle.

During this incident an RCMP police officer was injured with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

There is now an active search underway for the suspect in this incident, with multiple police resources responding.  Please be advised it is very early during an evolving police investigation, and information at this time, such as direction of travel, is still limited.

Although it is recognized that the public may want to be of assistance in this matter, at this time police are unable to provide any further information. Updates will be provided when feasible.