Manitoba RCMP are searching for two escaped inmates from the Correctional Centre in The Pas, Man. who are considered dangerous and a risk to the public.
The Mounties were notified that three inmates had escaped from the institution shortly before 7 p.m. Monday
A search involving additional police resources, including police dog services, resulted in the apprehension of one of the inmates, who was returned to custody.
RCMP are still searching for the remaining inmates, who have been identified as 19-year-old Xander William Tardiff and 21-year-old Kelly John Castel, both of him police say have a history of violence.
Alert Ready messages have been issued for residents of The Pas, Flin Flon and surrounding areas in Manitoba, and Saskatchewan RCMP has issued a Sask Alert message to residents in Creighton, Sask., and nearby areas.
Residents are being told to lock all doors and windows and to immediately report anything suspicious to the RCMP.
–With files from the Canadian Press–