September 13, 2017 6:01 pm
Updated: September 13, 2017 6:03 pm

Man wanted in connection with northern Alberta homicide may be headed to Edmonton: RCMP

On Wednesday afternoon, the RCMP released photos of 27-year-old Braden Eric Foster, of Slave Lake, in the hope that someone will have information on his whereabouts. Police said Foster is being sought in connection with the death of 21-year-old Nicole Brenda Robar, whose body was recovered from the Lesser Slave River on Saturday, Aug. 5.

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Police are looking for tips as they look for a man wanted in connection with a woman’s homicide in northern Alberta last month.

On Wednesday afternoon, the RCMP released photos of 27-year-old Braden Eric Foster, of Slave Lake, in the hope that someone will have information on his whereabouts.

Police said Foster is being sought in connection with the death of 21-year-old Nicole Brenda Robar, whose body was recovered from the Lesser Slave River on Saturday, Aug. 5.

Mounties said an arrest warrant has been issued for Foster, who is facing charges including kidnapping, forcible confinement, assault causing bodily harm and extortion. Two people have been charged with murder in connection with Robar’s death. On Aug. 16, police announced Warren Kyle Warren, 34, of Slave Lake and Jessica Melinda Davis, 27, of Spruce Grove, had both been charged with second-degree murder and indignity to human remains.

READ MORE: 2 charged with murder after woman’s body found in Lesser Slave River

Nicole Robar was reported missing earlier this year after she was last seen in Spruce Grove on July 14, 2017.

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On Wednesday, police said they believe Foster is in the Slave Lake area but may be headed to the Edmonton area.

Foster is 5’11” and 181 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

They said Foster could be travelling in a red Pontiac Aztec with Alberta licence plate BVN1413.

Anyone who sees Foster is asked not to approach him but instead to call the Slave Lake RCMP detachment. If anyone who sees Foster wants to stay anonymous while reporting the sighting to police, they can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by online.

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