Update - Yellowhead RCMP looking for man wanted for assault, could be armed

November 28, 2022
Erickson, Manitoba

News release


Photo of Wayne Becks with arrested stamp

Wayne Becks has been arrested. Thank you to the media and public for your assistance.

Yellowhead RCMP are looking for Wayne William Joseph Becks, 39, of Dauphin. Becks may be in possession of firearms and is considered armed and dangerous.

On November 22, 2022, an assault took place where a female victim suffered severe, life-altering injuries. In relation to this incident, Becks is charged with Aggravated Assault, Assault with a Weapon x2, Assault While Choking, Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited, and Uttering Threats to Cause Death.

Becks's location is unknown. While he has ties to Dauphin, police believe he could be travelling to avoid arrest.

If you see Becks, do not approach him. Please call 911 or your local police detachment.

If you have information, please call Wasagaming RCMP at 204-848-2659 or Hamiota RCMP at 204-764-2732, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.


Contact information

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 20221689295

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