If you have plans to head up to Lake Louise for the weekend, be on the lookout.

On Tuesday (Feb. 28) at 7:10 a.m. RCMP were dispatched to a report of a carjacking.

The victim was at a gas station just getting ready to fill up with gas when she was approached by the suspect.

The suspect asked for money and when the victim didn't have any, the suspect pulled out an 'edged weapon' and pulled the woman out of her vehicle.

RCMP report the victim did not sustain any injuries.

The suspect is described as:

  • Wearing a beanie style hat, dark coat with a hood, blue jeans and dark coloured shoes with white soles
  • Light complexion
  • Dark and grey scruffy facial hair
  • Approximately 40-50 years old
  • Disheveled in appearance
  • No visible tattoos
  • Possibly under the influence of drugs

The SUV that was stolen is a dark grey 2009 Ford Escape with Alberta licence plate CML-9437.

The vehicle has black steel wheels with no hubcaps and the rear wiper is broken and stuck in the upright position.

The RCMP are asking you to contact them if you can provide any information on the case.

The number for the RCMP in Lake Louise is 403-522-3812 or you can call any detachment.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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