RCMP search for escaped prisoner

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on September 22, 2018, Kamsack RCMP responded to a complaint of an assault at a residence on the Cote First Nation. A 26-year-old male from Cote First Nation was arrested without incident, according to an RCMP release.

On September 23, the male was remanded into custody and shortly after being taken into custody he complained of a medical issue. He was subsequently taken to hospital in Kamsack. The male then escaped custody and fled in an unknown direction from hospital at approximately 5:00 p.m.

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Tyson Cote has been charged with a number of offenses including assault and is currently at large, said the release.

He is described as 5’8 and 170 lbs with a thin build. He has brown hair and brown eyes. A photo is attached.

Kamsack RCMP is requesting anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Cote contact the detachment at 306-542-5560 or Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Kamsack RCMP do not believe Cote poses a threat to public safety, but advise that he is not to be approached.