ARRESTED: Suspect wanted on sexual assault and kidnapping charges

August 11, 2017
Whitehorse, Yukon

News release

UPDATE as of 5:00 p.m. on August 11th: This suspect has been located and arrested without incident.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 25-year-old man, in relation to an incident that occurred in Whitehorse on August 10, 2017.

He is wanted for:

  • 1 count of Sexual Assault, under section 271 of the Criminal Code
  • 1 count of Kidnapping, under section 279 (1.1)(b) of the Criminal Code

He is described as a Caucasian male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, approximately 150 lbs, with dark blonde hair and green eyes.

He is known to drive a small black vehicle, described as a Hyundai Accent.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to not approach him, and to please call 911 immediately.

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Contact information

Yukon RCMP Media Relations
4100 4th Avenue
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 1H5
867-633-9330
mdiv.communications@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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