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Vernon RCMP searching for wanted man

Luke John Russell is wanted for numerous charges, including assualt by choking
Luke Russell

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a wanted man, Luke John Russell.

The 46-year-old is wanted for assault, assault by choking, uttering threats, obstruction and failing to comply with a court order.

Russell is described as 5-foot-five-inches tall, 160 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

If you have any information as to the whereabouts of Russell, contact the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP: 250- 545- 7171. Information can be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or leaving a tip online at

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Bowen Assman

About the Author: Bowen Assman

I joined The Morning Star team in January 2023 as a reporter. Before that, I spent 10 months covering sports in Kelowna.
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