Yorkton RCMP asking public to report sightings of two escaped inmates

On July 7, 2024 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 is now asking the public to report sightings and information on the whereabouts of 30-year-old Brett Schnieder and 22-year-old Chase Ahpay.

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

Brett Schnieder is described as approximately 5’6” tall and 140 lbs. He has green eyes and brown hair. Brett was last seen wearing a red t-shirt and blue jeans. Brett 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. A photo of him is attached.

Chase Ahpay is described as having dark brown hair. He was last seen wearing a grey sweat suit and black and white shoes. A photo of him is attached.

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

If you see Brett Schnieder or Chase 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 www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

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