Wanted In Winnipeg For Kidnapping

Wanted For Kidnapping

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for 28 year old Jason Baker after a young woman was assaulted and abducted in Winnipeg.

She was attacked and dragged into an SUV outside the South YMCA/YWCA in the area of St. Mary's Road and Fermor Avenue on November 1st. A witness tried to intervene but was threatened with a knife.

About 40 minutes later, the woman in her 20s escaped from the vehicle by jumping from it as it travelled at a high rate of speed along the Trans-Canada Highway near Deacon's Corner.

Bystanders contacted RCMP who took the victim to hospital in Steinbach. She was transferred to Winnipeg with significant injuries.

The next day, officers arrested the wanted man's brother, 22 year old Joshua Baker. He faces several charges, including aggravated assault and kidnapping.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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