Current Conditions

Mainly Clear

UPDATE: Police locate man on the lam from a Kamloops health care facility

Jonathan Phillips.
Image Credit: RCMP handout
June 18, 2016 - 9:58 AM

UPDATE: 8:43 a.m., Saturday, June 18, 2016

KAMLOOPS - A man who left a health care facility in Kamloops and was wanted by police has been found.

RCMP say Jonathon Philips was located early this morning, June 18.

Police aren't releasing any other information about the case other than an apprehension warrant had been issued for Philips.


4:07 p.m., Thursday, June 16, 2016

KAMLOOPS - The public is being warned to keep an eye out for a man who left a local health care facility yesterday.

An apprehension warrant was issued for Jonathan Phillips after he left the facility without permission yesterday, June 15, around 6 p.m.

Phillips was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black sweat pants. 

He is 40 years old, 6’2” and 190 pounds. He has a clean shaven head with strawberry blond stubble on his face.  

Please call the RCMP at 250-828-3000 if you see Phillips or know where police can find him.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Ashley Legassic or call 250-319-7494 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2016
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular penticton News
  • Comments
  • How Vernon residents are spreading community spirit one painted rock at a time
    VERNON - Located on a nondescript side street in Vernon sits a landmark known by all the neighbourhood kids as ‘The Wishing Tree.’ A little wooden sign describing it as such has
  • Police seek missing North Okanagan teen
    VERNON – RCMP are looking for the public’s help finding a missing 16-year-old North Okanagan girl. Ebony Holmgren was last seen on June 16 in the 11000 block of Tassie Drive in C
  • Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger
    NEW YORK - Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when d
  • Heat wave expected across Interior this weekend
    The Interior is going to be hit by a heat wave. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning about hot weather across the Southern Interior, including the South Thompson
  • Okanagan cherry season is underway
    KELOWNA - Nothing quite says summer in the Okanagan than eating ripe, juicy cherries until your hands are stained red and your stomach is aching it’s so full. Lucky for us, that time is now.
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile