EDMONTON — Two men are facing charges after a van was stolen in Edmonton with a 40-year-old woman inside who is blind and non-verbal.
Edmonton police issued an Amber Alert on Thursday for the woman.
Police say a 2013 white Toyota Sienna van was stolen in the northern part of the city after it was left idling outside of a store.
They say the woman’s caregiver ran inside the store to make a quick purchase.
The van was found by an off-duty RCMP officer parked and still running shortly after.
Police say the was found safe and unharmed inside the vehicle.
A 25-year-old man was arrested Saturday and charged with theft of a motor vehicle and kidnapping.
A 23-year-old man was arrested the next day and charged with theft of motor vehicle, kidnapping and vehicle operation while prohibited and a breach of condition.
The Canadian Press