Portage la Prairie RCMP arrest male after responding to break and enter

March 2, 2022
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release

On February 27, 2022, at approximately 3:30 am, RCMP responded to a break and enter at a residence on 7th Avenue NW in Portage la Prairie.

Officers immediately attended and located the suspect in the backyard of the residence. The male was told he was under arrest, but refused to stop and took off on foot. As the suspect was evading police he broke into a neighboring residence. Officers contained the area and Police Service Dog Jolt, tracked the suspect who was hiding in a garage. After a short confrontation the male was arrested.

Wyatt Martin-French, 19, has been charged with;

Break and Enter x2
Resisting Arrest
Forcible Entry
Unlawfully in a Dwelling

He was remanded into custody.

Portage la Prairie RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 2022-246709

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