Two Medicine Hat Males Charged with Kidnapping, Robbery & Assault

Medicine Hat, Alberta – On the evening of November 15, 2016 the Medicine Hat Police Service received a complaint of a male who was kidnapped and assaulted from a residence in the 500 block of 12 Street SW.

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The victim of this incident was confronted and assaulted in his home by two males known to him. During the course of this incident the victim was prevented from leaving his home and was subsequently taken against his will to another rural location where the assault continued.

Afterwards the victim was taken back to the 12 Street SW residence where several personal items belonging to the victim were stolen. The victim eventually was able escape from his assaulters and was able to seek assistance.

Two Medicine Hat males have been arrested and charged as follows:

Jesse Summers, 34 years old, has been charged with; Kidnapping, Robbery, Common Assault, Escape Lawful Custody and Breach of Probation.

Travis Seitz, 25 years old, has been charged with; Kidnapping, Robbery, Common Assault, Breach of Recognizance x 2 and Breach of Probation.

Both males were held for a bail hearing in Provincial Court on November 17, 2016 to determine their next court appearance.

Medicine Hat Police Service


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