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RCMP searching after prisoner escapes at Dauphin

Posted by Adam in Local News, 8/16, 4:45 AM

Manitoba RCMP advised Thursday morning that a 34-year old prisoner escaped Corrections Officer custody late Wednesday night in Dauphin and is currently at large. 

Dustin Joseph Racette had been in custody and was receiving treatment at hospital in Dauphin when it’s alleged that he assaulted Corrections Officers before escaping.

He is described as 5’9”, 210 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last known to be wearing grey sweat pants and a grey sweat shirt. RCMP say that it is possible he was picked up by a vehicle waiting in the area. 

Anyone with information that might be of assistance to Police in locating Racette is asked to contact Dauphin RCMP at (204) 622-5020 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1(800) 222-8477. Tips can also be submitted at http://www.manitobacrimestoppers.com 

If seen, RCMP warn that you should not approach.

The full news release by RCMP is posted at http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/news/2019/dauphin-rcmp-searching-an-escaped-prisoner?re 

Photo: RCMP

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