Rosthern RCMP Seeking People Who Travelled on Highway #11 Friday Morning

(Last Updated On: October 30, 2017)

UPDATE: RCMP Release Composite Sketch of Suspect

RCMP have released a composite sketch of the male who exited the black Cadillac during the initial incident by Osler early Friday morning. He is described as a six foot tall black male with a slim build and high cheekbones.

This male should not be approached. Anyone with information about this individual or the car is asked to call 310-RCMP or your local police service of jurisdiction. You can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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The black Cadillac CTS has not been located. RCMP Major Crime Unit North continues to investigate with the assistance of Rosthern RCMP, RCMP General Investigation Section and Forensic Identification Section and Saskatoon Police Service.


Previous Information

Investigators wish to speak with any members of the public who were traveling on Highway #11 (both directions) between Rosthern and Saskatoon on October 27 between 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. and have information relating to the below investigation (perhaps saw the black Cadillac CTS on the side of the road or passed it). The vehicle has not been located.

Anyone who was travelling on Highway #11 during this time period and has information to share with police is asked to please call 310-RCMP.

If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-8477.


Shortly before 4:00 a.m. October 27, a Rosthern Detachment member noted a black car pulled over on the side of Highway #11 near Osler, SK with no lights on. The member pulled their vehicle over and activated their emergency equipment. Initial investigation is that a thin, black male exited the car and then the RCMP member was shot at. The individual got back inside and the vehicle fled towards Saskatoon. This resulted in the member discharging their firearm and the car fled towards Saskatoon on Highway #11. The member was not injured.

A short pursuit began and Saskatoon Police Service was notified. The vehicle has not been located yet and we continue to work with Saskatoon Police Service in this investigation.

The car is described as a black Cadillac CTS with no license plate.

The one occupant that was observed is described as a thin, black male. No further descriptions are available at this time.

The public should not approach vehicles matching the description above and report any information they have to police immediately. The public may note an increased police presence on Highway #11 while further investigation takes place.

Saskatchewan RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the suspect(s) and/or the suspect vehicle involved in this incident. Public safety is our number one priority and the individual(s) inside the black Cadillac CTS are armed and considered dangerous. This vehicle has not been located. Although the vehicle fled towards Saskatoon, it is not known if it is in Saskatoon at this time. Do not approach any vehicles matching this description or its occupant(s). Please report any vehicles matching this description to police immediately: call 911 in an emergency or call your police service of jurisdiction.

Post Author: Joanne Francis