UPDATED – Violent Suspect sought by RCMP

UPDATE: On October 10, Sweap was arrested in Brandon.

Police have arrest warrants out for Nelson Vincent Sweap, a man from Brochet wanted in connection with offences of assault with a weapon, resisting arrest and more.

RCMP supplied photo of Nelson Vincent Sweap

RCMP supplied photo of Nelson Vincent Sweap

The 38 year old man is about 5’9″ tall and weights approximately 210 pounds.  He has a distinguishing tattoo of the name “Donna” on his upper back.

Sweap is known to frequent the communities of Brochet, Brandon, Thompson and Lynn Lake.  He is considered dangerous and anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked to contact their local RCMP detachment.

Anonymous tips can be placed by calling Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), at their website or by texting “TIPMAN” plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

– Garth Hilderman

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