Vanderhoof RCMP still searching for woman seen with weapon

Vanderhoof

2021-08-11 16:05 PDT

File # 2021-2610

On Monday August 9th just after 9:30 a.m. the Vanderhoof RCMP were contacted by a citizen voicing concerns after observing a woman walking westbound on Riverview drive with a weapon.

Immediately all members of the Vanderhoof RCMP began making patrols for the suspect. Members began speaking with people in the area who gave some descriptions of the suspect, and their last known direction of travel down the river trail.

Members of the Prince George RCMP Emergency Response team, and Police Dog Services also arrived on scene to help search for the suspect.

A small camp near the river was located and a weapon believed to be the one carried by the suspect was located and seized, said Vanderhoof RCMP Detachment Commander Staff Sergeant Laurie Clarkson This item has been examined and believed to have been stolen, but not yet reported. It’s possible that the owner isn’t even aware of it yet
The suspect is described as;
- Female
- Short brown hair, wearing a hat
- Carrying a backpack
- Black and pink clothingThe Vanderhoof RCMP are asking anyone with information on the identity of the suspect, or have recently been the victims of a break & enter to please contact the Vanderhoof RCMP at (250) 567-2222
 

Released by

Sgt. Chris Manseau

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Lower Mainland District
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-3791
Cell: 250-413-7954

Email: chris.manseau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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