Man wanted for sexual assault, forcible confinement arrested without incident

Mark Carr, 37, is wanted on charges of sexual assault, forcible confinement, assault and uttering threats. Courtesy, RCMP K Division

RCMP in central Alberta have arrested a man wanted on several charges including sexual assault and forcible confinement.

Ponoka RCMP said they began an investigation on Friday involving allegations of forcible confinement and sexual assault.

Sgt. John Spaans with RCMP K Division said the police investigation covers a period of time between May 30 and June 2, involving an incident at a Ponoka residence.

Police said their investigation identified a suspect, and a property was searched on Saturday evening in an attempt to arrest the man. However, RCMP were not able to locate the suspect.

Mark Carr, 37, was arrested without incident on Sunday afternoon. A court date is pending.

Carr is charged with sexual assault, forcible confinement, assault and uttering threats.

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The female victim and Carr were known to each other and this was not a random incident, Spaans said.

Ponoka is located approximately 100 kilometres south of Edmonton.

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