Saskatchewan under province-wide alert, suspects on run after morning stabbings

RCMP in Saskatchewan have issued a provincewide alert on Sunday morning, saying two suspects are on the loose after multiple stabbings in James Smith Cree Nation.

Melfort RCMP put out the dangerous persons alert just after 7 a.m. and instructed people in the area to seek shelter and avoid leaving their homes, but have not offered details about the stabbings.

Police are searching for Damien Sanderson, described as 5’7“ and 155 pounds, and Myles Sanderson, 6’1” and 200 pounds.

Both men have black hair and brown eyes.

The RCMP says the pair may be travelling in a black Nissan Rogue with the licence plate 119 MPI.

Police are asking people to call 911 if they see anything suspicious and requesting that no one share the locations of officers publicly.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 4, 2022.