A wanted northern B.C. man who escaped from jail in April and was on the lam for months was arrested in Edmonton last month.
Cameron James Low was originally arrested in Prince Rupert in March and charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, breaking and entering, possession of a weapon and disguise with intent following a home invasion in Prince Rupert, a statement issued by the RCMP said The home invasion involved firearms, and two men were seriously injured in the incident.
In April, Low escaped a correction facility in Logan Lake, located west of Kamloops, and remained at large for several months with warrants out for his arrest.
An investigation by Prince Rupert RCMP discovered information that Low might be hiding out in Edmonton. On Aug. 31, at around 10:30 p.m., Low was arrested by the Edmonton Police Service at a location in northwest Edmonton.
Prince Rupert RCMP maintained contact with the Edmonton Police Service to ensure the safe and successful arrest of Low, the RCMP statement said.
"This investigation highlights the inter-provincial operations of organized crime groups from northern B.C.," RCMP Const. Chris Askey said in a press release. "The Prince Rupert RCMP remains committed to targeting individuals with ties to organized crime groups to ensure the safety of the public."