Police investigating weekend assault and kidnapping

Prince George

2023-01-12 08:43 PST

File # 2023-777

On January 8, 2023, just after 7:30 a.m., Prince George RCMP were contacted by a man who told police he was kidnapped and assaulted earlier that morning. The man was suffering from multiple injuries.

Police officers attended a temporary structure on the 400-block of Ottawa Street where the victim stated the assault took place and located two men inside who matched the description of the suspects.

Investigators arrested 20-year-old Noah Damien Basil-Tom and 25-year-old Daryn James Middleton in relation to the incident. The men attended court and will remain in custody until their next court appearance. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of his serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries, states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.

The B.C. Prosecution Service approved the following charges:

Noah Damien Basil-Tom

Daryn James Middleton

Both suspects are known to police. The file remains under investigation.

Did you know that Prince George RCMP has Online Crime Reporting? The Online Crime Reporting tool is available to report crimes that meet certain criteria.

You can also view an interactive Crime Map that provides information about recent and historical property crime incidents by visiting princegeorge.ca/crime-map.

Released by

Cpl. Jennifer Cooper

Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3300

Email: pg_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: princegeorge.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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