Three people are in custody as part of a forcible confinement and assault investigation that began yesterday in Prince George.
On Tuesday January 31, Prince George RCMP uniform and plainclothes units began an investigation into the possible forcible confinement of woman at a residence in Prince George.
Officers located and arrested three people thought to be involved. Search warrants have been executed at two Prince George residences, a motel room in Prince George, a residence in a neighbouring community and a vehicle. Due to the sensitivity of the investigation and safety concerns for the victim, more specific information will not be provided at this time.
All three suspects have been held in custody overnight and will likely make their first appearance in Provincial Court later today. The investigation is continuing and further arrests are possible.
These targeted violent acts are related to the drug trade and all those involved are well known to police. The victim is recovering from non-life threatening injuries.
If you have any information about this serious Criminal offences, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword “pgtips”. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or the seizure of illicit drugs, you could be eligible for a cash reward.