Calgary, AB,

Man wanted on warrants for Montgomery assault and unlawful confinement

The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance to locate a man wanted on warrants in connection with a stabbing that occurred last week in the community of Montgomery.

On Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at approximately 4 p.m., police received reports that a man had been stabbed. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a man in his 20s, who was lying in the backyard of a residence located in the 4900 block of 20 Avenue N.W. He was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition, where he has since been upgraded to stable condition.

Police believe the victim had been unlawfully confined in a neighbouring residence by three offenders. Investigators are still determining a motive for this incident, however it is believed to have been targeted.

Nathan William YAUTZ, 22, of Calgary is currently wanted on warrants in relation to this offence. Warrants include one count each of aggravated assault, unlawful confinement and breach of recognizance, as well as several other unrelated criminal warrants. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of YAUTZ is asked to call police and to not approach him.

YAUTZ is described as Caucasian, 5’10” tall, 130 pounds, with a slim build, brown eyes and brown hair. He may be wearing a red and black Toronto Raptors hoodie and glasses. He has tattoos of stars and skulls on his left forearm, a spider web and rose on his left hand and the words “Phoenix Raine” on his chest.

Detectives are also looking to identify the other two offenders believed to be involved in this incident.

The second suspect is described as an Indigenous female, approximately 20 years old, with a slim build and long brown hair. She was last seen wearing black leggings and a dark hoodie.

A third suspect, an unknown male, is also believed to have been involved however a suspect description is not available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident, the identities of the unknown suspects or the whereabouts of Nathan YAUTZ is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using either of the following methods:

TEXT: 1-800-222-8477


Case # 18469182/4178