THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police, Anishinabek Police and the OPP are engaged in a hunt for a suspect. The OPP report that officers from the Anishinabek Police Service on Fort William First Nation responded to a reported assault that was stated was serious earlier today, Wednesday, July 6th.
Before APS could arrive on the scene, the suspect reportedly fled the scene. According to the OPP the suspect was last seen entering the wooded bush area on Chippewa Road.
APS then sought assistance from the TBPS and the OPP.
Police are looking to locate Mark Boucher who is described as:
- First Nation
- 41 years of age,
- Light brown hair,
- Green eyes,
- 183 cm (6 ft.)
- 90 kg (198 lbs).
APS and OPP state that Mark Boucher, their suspect may be armed and dangerous and is a risk to public safety.
Anyone who may know of the whereabouts of Mark Boucher, or who may come into contact with him should not approach him but to call 9-1-1 immediately.
Motorists travelling on Highway 61 are urged not to pick up any male hitchhikers.
If you see the suspect you are asked to please call 9-1-1 or OPP at 1-888-310-1122 .