On Monday, November 29, 2021, deputies assigned to Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station responded to the area of Railroad Canyon Road and Canyon Hills Road, regarding a stolen vehicle out of Long Beach. Deputies attempted an enforcement stop at which time a pursuit was initiated. The vehicle stopped in the 33000 block of Mist flower Court, the suspect fled the vehicle on foot into a ravine. The Riverside County Sheriff’s SWAT, K-9 Unit, and Aviation Unit arrived on scene and conducted an extensive check of the surrounding area for the suspect with negative results. The vehicle was recovered at the scene. As a precaution, schools in the area were placed on lockdown. Once the search was exhausted the lockdown was lifted. The incident remains under investigation and there’s no threat to the public.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Deputy Stokes at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department– Lake Elsinore Station by calling (951) 245-3300.
As a reminder, “Community Policing” involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report suspicious activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff’s Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.
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