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Wanted: Patrick James O'Brien

Suspected of committing a series of violent crimes
Patrick James O'Brien
Patrick James O'Brien

Prince George RCMP asking for the public's help in apprehending a man suspected of committing a series of violent crimes.

Patrick James O’Brien is 38 years old, Caucasian, 175 cm (5’9) tall and weighing 77 kg (170 lbs) with brown hair, hazel eyes and a beard. He may not be in Prince George, RCMP added.

A warrant for O'Brien's arrest was issued on May 26 after he failed to appear in court. He faces counts of uttering threats to cause bodily harm, forcible confinement and break and enter from an alleged January 19 incident and three counts breaching a release order in the aftermath.

O'Brien is violent and should not be approached, police warn. Instead, if you see him contact police immediately.

Anyone with information on where he may be is asked to contact Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300.

Tips can also be left left at Northern B.C. Crime Stoppers, 1-800-222-8477 or online at

You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

- The subjects of two previous wanted bulletins, Leonard Earl Prince and Hayden Lee Alwood, have been apprehended.

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