Aggravated Assault in Fort McMurray, One Arrest, One Wanted – ARRESTED

Fort McMurray, Alberta – July 17, 2017 – On July 13th, 2017, Corwin Benjamin turned himself into the Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment, where he was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault.  He has been released from custody, and his court date is July 24th, 2017 at the Fort McMurray Provincial Court.

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The Victim of the assault is stable, but remains in the hospital.

BACKGROUND

On July 9th, 2017 at approximately 3:30 AM, in the area of Sitka Dr, Fort McMurray, a male was stabbed and seriously injured. The victim, a 23 year old man from Fort McMurray, was transported to the hospital, where he remains in serious condition.

Police have arrested and charged a 25 year old man from Fort McMurray, with Aggravated Assault. He has been released from custody, and his next court appearance is July 24th, 2017, in Fort McMurray Provincial Court.

There is an arrest warrant out for Corwin Benjamin, who will also be charged with Aggravated Assault. Benjamin is a 27 year old man from Fort McMurray, and is described as:

  • A black male
  • Height: 5’11”
  • Weight: 155 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eyes: Black

Benjamin is from Fort McMurray, but it is possible that he has left the area. If you have any knowledge of Benjamin’s whereabouts, please contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at (780) 788-4000. If you see Benjamin, please do not approach him, and call the police of jurisdiction immediately.

There is an arrest warrant out for Corwin Benjamin, who will also be charged with Aggravated Assault.
There is an arrest warrant out for Corwin Benjamin, who will also be charged with Aggravated Assault.

If you have any information pertaining to this file, please contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at (780) 788-4000. Alternatively, if you would like to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You are not required to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wood Buffalo RCMP


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