RCMP are active around Pritchard Road east of Cranbrook, as they look to track down a suspect that allegedly fled on foot from a stolen vehicle.

Cranbrook RCMP said they are searching for a man in the immediate area around Pritchard Road.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance to report any suspicious people that may be in the area.

As a point of caution, RCMP are asking that the public avoid picking up any hitchhikers.

Limited details are available at this time but MyEastKootenayNow.com will provide more information as it becomes available.