Stolen truck rams Calgary police cruiser near Westbrook Mall
Nobody was injured in the incident, police said
UPDATE: Police have laid charges against Joshua Wyllie, 21. He faces 10 charges, including two counts of assaulting a peace officer with a weapon. He is set to appear in court on Tuesday.
One man was taken into custody after a stolen truck rammed a Calgary police vehicle on Wednesday evening.
Police said at approximately 8:50 p.m., a silver Ford F350 rammed into a police cruiser near Westbrook Mall in southwest Calgary.
Police said the truck had been reported stolen.
As police approached the truck, they saw someone waving for assistance about 10 metres away from the vehicle.
The truck began driving toward the cruiser as the officers spoke to the person. Police told the citizen to get away from the car, and after the person was at a safe distance away, the collision occurred.
One man was taken into custody, police said.
No injuries were reported in the incident.
Calgary Transit shut down access to the bus loop at Westbrook Station following the accident, but it has since reopened.