Forcible Confinement and Assault Investigation

Prince George, General Investigation Services

2017-02-01 08:38 PST

File # 2017-01466

Three people are in custody as part of a Forcible Confinement and Assault investigation that began yesterday in Prince George.

On Tuesday January 31st, 2017, Prince George RCMP uniform and plain clothes units began an investigation into the possible Forcible Confinement and Assault of an adult female at a residence in Prince George.

Officers located and arrested three persons thought to be involved in the violent crimes. Search Warrants have been executed at two Prince George residences, a motel room in Prince George, a residence in a neighbouring community and a vehicle. Due to the sensitivity of the investigation and safety concerns for the victim, more specific information will not be provided at this time.

All three suspects have been held in custody overnight and will likely make their first appearance in Provincial Court later today. The investigation is continuing and further arrests are possible.

These targeted violent acts are related to the drug trade and all those involved are well known to police. The victim is recovering from non-life threatening injuries.

If you have any information about this serious Criminal offences, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword pgtips. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or the seizure of illicit drugs, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

Released by

Cpl. Craig Douglass

Communications NCO / Media Liaison Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3321
Cell: 250-640-1758


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