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Mounties in Surrey, B.C., say a would-be carjacker is in jail after allegedly picking the worst-possible vehicle to try and steal.

Police say a man approached a car at an intersection in the city, located southeast of Vancouver, on Monday evening and tried to pull the driver out of his seat.

It turns out the vehicle was an unmarked police car and the two occupants were undercover officers, who identified themselves and then arrested the man.

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Surrey RCMP spokesman Cpl. Scotty Schumann says the officers are both big, burly men and don't look like the kind of guys anyone would want to pick a flight with.

Schumann says the suspect got the ride he wanted, but probably not to the location he was planning.

The Mounties say 25-year-old Kyle Blair, of Penticton, B.C., is facing possible charges of robbery and breach of probation.

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