July 13, 2018 5:27 pm
Updated: March 18, 2019 9:08 am

Melville kidnapping suspect wearing Regina Riot ‘Defence’ hoodie

A man accused in a kidnapping near Melville was wearing a Regina Riot hoodie with “Defence” on the front.

A man accused in a kidnapping near Melville was wearing a Regina Riot hoodie with “Defence” on the front.

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UPDATE: Man charged in alleged kidnapping near Melville, Sask.

Melville RCMP are investigating a reported kidnapping that resulted in a woman from outside Melville being threatened with a firearm.

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At approximately 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at a rural property south of Melville, a woman was home alone when an unknown man entered the residence with a firearm.

A gun was reportedly stolen from the residence.

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The man demanded to be driven to Regina, and the woman complied. When they arrived in Regina, he demanded to be taken to a residence, where he then got out of the vehicle. The women drove away and reported the incident to the Regina Police Service.

No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as five-feet-10-inches tall with a slim build. He was wearing black pants, and a black Regina Riot hoodie with “Defence” written in white on the front.

Police said there are a very limited number of these hoodies in existence.

This investigation is ongoing alongside the Yorkton General Investigation Section and Yorkton Forensic Investigation Section.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Melville RCMP at 306-728-1700, Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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