Portage la Prairie, Man. RCMP name suspect in camper theft case

Jesse Myles St. Paul.
Jesse Myles St. Paul. Portage la Prairie RCMP

RCMP in Portage la Prairie, Man., are looking for a suspect in a robbery and kidnapping case involving a stolen camper taken while someone was still inside.

On Oct. 1, two men were travelling when they stopped on PR 227, off Highway 16. One man fell asleep in the truck, while the other was in the camper.

At around 4:30 a.m., three people forced the man out of the truck at gunpoint and took off with the victim inside.

Read more: Sleeping man, 69, kidnapped in Manitoba camper theft mayhem

Read next: Before and after satellite photos reveal devastation of Turkey earthquake

RCMP say Jesse Myles St. Paul is wanted in connection with the case.

He’s described as six feet tall and 180 lbs. He’s 29 years old, has black hair and brown eyes, and is often seen in Portage la Prairie and Ebb and Flow First Nation.

Story continues below advertisement

Officers say he’s known to be violent and should not be approached if seen.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-8767 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Click to play video: 'Multi-vehicle crash on Winnipeg’s Perimeter Highway disrupts traffic'
Multi-vehicle crash on Winnipeg’s Perimeter Highway disrupts traffic

Sponsored content