Suspect wanted on sexual assault and kidnapping charges in Whitehorse – ARRESTED

Whitehorse, Yukon – UPDATE as of 5:00 p.m. on August 11th: This suspect has been located and arrested without incident.

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BACKGROUND

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 25-year-old Philip Tyler Reid, in relation to an incident that occurred in Whitehorse on August 10, 2017.

Mr. Reid is wanted for:

  • 1 count of Sexual Assault, under section 271 of the Criminal Code
  • 1 count of Kidnapping, under section 279 (1.1)(b) of the Criminal Code

Mr. Reid is described as a Caucasian male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, approximately 150 lbs, with dark blonde hair and green eyes. He may go by “Tyler” and has “REID” tattooed on his forearm.

Mr. Reid is known to drive a small black vehicle, described as a Hyundai Accent, with Yukon license plate HRC70.

UPDATE as of 5:00 p.m. on August 11th: This suspect has been located and arrested without incident.
UPDATE as of 5:00 p.m. on August 11th: This suspect has been located and arrested without incident.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mr. Reid is asked to not approach him, and to please call 911 immediately.

Yukon RCMP


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