Saskatchewan. RCMP issue dangerous person alert after multiple stabbings in James Smith’s Cree Nation


Melfort RCMP have issued a province-wide Dangerous Person Alert after multiple stabbing calls in James Smith’s Cree Nation.

In the alert issued at 8:20 a.m. CT Sunday, they said two male suspects would be in a black Nissan Rogue with Saskatchewan license plate 119 MPI. Since suspects may have access to a vehicle, the RCMP has extended the alert province-wide.

RCMP identify the suspects as Damien Sanderson and Myles Sanderson.

Damien Sanderson is described as being five-foot-seven and weighing 155 pounds. with black hair and brown eyes.

Myles Sanderson is listed as six foot one inch tall and weighing 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Residents in the area are advised to seek shelter immediately and shelter in place. RCMP said residents should be careful not to let other people into their homes and not to leave a safe area.

Three STARS air ambulances from Saskatoon and Regina were dispatched to the scene of the stabbings between 6:01 a.m. and 6:49 a.m.

Residents of the James Smith area are also advised not to approach suspicious people or pick up hitchhikers.

Instead, the RCMP said they should report suspicious people, emergencies or information to 911.

They are also asked not to share police locations.


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