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Blairmore man, wanted for assault and flight from police, escapes RCMP custody

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BLAIRMORE, AB – A Blairmore man is being sought by police after he escaped RCMP custody Thursday afternoon.

Mounties in the Crowsnest Pass say 24 year old Samuel Fralick was handcuffed and being placed in a police vehicle outside the RCMP detachment when he allegedly assaulted the officer and took off.

He was being arrested on outstanding warrants for assault, flight from police and failing to comply with conditions.

Now, charges are pending in relation to yesterday’s incident.

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RCMP believe Fralick may have been picked up by a passing motorist and are asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact them.

He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and baggy blue jeans.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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