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RCMP asking public to report sightings of escapees

Brett Schnieder and Chase Ahpay are both wanted on warrant by Yorkton RCMP for being unlawfully at large.

YORKTON – On July 7 at approximately 1:00 a.m., Yorkton RCMP received a report that two adult males escaped from a correctional centre in Yorkton. 

Yorkton RCMP have been working to locate the two males and are asking the public to report sightings and information on the whereabouts of 30-year-old Brett Schnieder and 22-year-old Chase Ahpay.

Schnieder and Ahpay are both wanted on warrant by Yorkton RCMP for being unlawfully at large.

Schnieder is described as approximately 5’6” tall and 140 lbs. He has green eyes and brown hair. Schnieder was last seen wearing a red t-shirt and blue jeans. Schnieder has multiple tattoos, including a skull on his right hand, a rose on his left hand, lettering on his eyes and cheek, and multiple other tattoos on his neck, arms and fingers. 

Ahpay is described as having dark brown hair. He was last seen wearing a grey sweat suit and black and white shoes. 

Investigators have reason to believe Schnieder and Ahpay may be seeking a ride. Officers advise the public to not pick up hitchhikers and to lock their vehicles. It is unknown whether Schnieder and  Ahpay are still together or if they have separated.

If you see Schnieder or Ahpay, do not approach them. Contact Yorkton RCMP by dialling 310-RCMP. Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting their website