Sylvan Lake RCMP request public assistance to locate wanted man

The Sylvan Lake RCMP are requesting assistance from the public in locating a man wanted on numerous charges

Bryan Moffit

The Sylvan Lake RCMP are requesting assistance from the public in locating a man wanted on numerous charges following events which occurred in the Sylvan Lake area.

On the morning of July 6, a resident of the Crestview area in Sylvan Lake reported that sometime over night, his grey 2005 Ford F-350 had been stolen from his residence. Later that same day, a friend of the vehicle owner observed what appeared to be the stolen vehicle driving in the Red Deer area.

The friend was able to get close enough to the vehicle to obtain a photo of the male driver. Police have been able to identify this man as 19 year old Bryan Moffitt of Red Deer County.This truck has still not been recovered. The plate on the truck at the time of the theft was Alberta BJX-6240

On July 17, Sylvan Lake RCMP received a complaint of suspicious males in a black Ford F150 checking vehicles in the Ryders Ridge area of Sylvan Lake. A resident confronted the males and in doing so, was assaulted. As the suspect vehicle took off, it narrowly missed the resident. Witnesses to this event have also identified Moffitt as one of the two males involved.

The investigations continue but at this time, police have charged Moffitt with the following offences: possession of stolen property over $5000, dangerous driving, assault with a weapon,possession of stolen property under $5000, mischief, and failure to comply with recognizance conditions.

Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Moffitt.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have information regarding these occurrence’s or the location of this man to contact the Sylvan Lake RCMP at 403-858-7200.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you may contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity toCrime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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