Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

January 08, 2017 13:34 ET

Escape from O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi Healing Lodge

CRANE RIVER, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Jan. 8, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada

Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this release.

On January 8, 2017 during the 1 a.m count, staff members at O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi Healing Lodge, a facility managed by Crane River First Nation, discovered that Leslie Bushie was not accounted for.

O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi Healing Lodge staff immediately contacted the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.

Leslie Bushie is 25 years old, measures 188 cm (6'2") in height and weighs 85 kg (188 lbs). He has a medium complexion, brown eyes and black hair. He has tattoos on his right leg, left upper arm and right forearm. He is currently serving a sentence of 2 years, 9 months, 27 days for Aggravated Assault.

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Leslie Bushie is asked to contact police.

O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi Healing Lodge and CSC will investigate the circumstances of this incident and are working with the police to locate the offender as quickly as possible.

O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi Healing Lodge and CSC have given the police all of the information available to help arrest the inmate.

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Contact Information

  • Jeff Campbell
    Regional Communications Manager
    Correctional Service Canada
    Regional Headquarters
    (306) 659-9216