Saskatchewan. RCMP issue dangerous person alert after multiple stabbings in James Smith’s Cree Nation, Weldon

Melfort RCMP have issued a province-wide dangerous person alert after multiple reports of stabbings in James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon, Saskatchewan.

A recent update on the provincial emergency alert website indicates that there are multiple victims in multiple locations and it appears the victims are being attacked at random.

Weldon is located approximately 50 kilometers southeast of Prince Albert and approximately 25 kilometers southwest of James Smith Cree Nation.

In the alert issued at 8:20 a.m. CT Sunday, they said two male suspects would be in a black Nissan Rogue with Saskatchewan license plate 119 MPI. Since suspects may have access to a vehicle, the RCMP has extended the alert province-wide.

RCMP identify the suspects as Damien Sanderson and Myles Sanderson.

Damien Sanderson is described as being five-foot-seven and weighing 155 pounds. with black hair and brown eyes.

Myles Sanderson is listed as six foot one inch tall and weighing 240 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Residents in the area are advised to seek shelter immediately and shelter in place. RCMP said residents should be careful not to let other people into their homes and not to leave a safe area.

Three STARS air ambulances from Saskatoon and Regina were dispatched to the scene of the stabbings between 6:01 a.m. and 6:49 a.m.

The alert was first issued at 7:12 a.m. CT Sunday and has since been subject to several updates.

Residents of the James Smith area are also advised not to approach suspicious people or pick up hitchhikers.

Instead, the RCMP said they should report suspicious people, emergencies or information to 911.

They are also asked not to share police locations.

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