Prince George RCMP issues Canada-wide warrant for 20-year-old sex offences

A Canada Wide arrest warrant has been issued for old former resident of Prince George wanted for offences that occurred in 1993.

The Prince George RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating a man wanted for sexual offences that occurred in Prince George more than 20 years ago.

A Canada Wide arrest warrant has been issued for Rupert William BURR, a 55 year old former resident of Prince George who has been wanted in British Columbia since 1998 for offences that occurred in 1993. BURR’s where-a-bouts are not known, prompting investigators to appeal to the public for help. In 1994 BURR was described as:

•Caucasian male

•183 cm (6’0)

•100 kg (221 lbs)

•Green eyes

•Brown hair

•With scars on his left wrist and the bridge of his nose

BURR was born in Alberta in 1961 and is believed to have resided in Worsley, Alberta as recently as 2015. It is also believed that he is aware that he is wanted and may be using a false name.

If you have any information about Rupert William BURR or where he might be, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword “pgtips”. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

 

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