Terrace Man Charged In Connection With Vicious Sexual Assault on Medeek Ave
A Terrace man has been charged with aggravated sexual assault, in connection with an attack just over a week ago in a home on Medeek Avenue.
Twenty-three-year old Chad Eric Wells was arrested last Thursday, and remains in custody following a court appearance yesterday.
On February 26th at around 7am, police received a report of a woman found inside the home on Medeek, suffering what turned out to be life-threatening injuries.
She was flown to hospital in Vancouver, where she remains in stable, but serious condition.
RCMP Sergeant Mike Robinson says officers worked tirelessly on the case, and were helped by information from the public.
He says home security surveillance obtained from the public was instrumental in assisting investigators.
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Local man charged with aggravated sexual assault
2017-03-07 12:49 PST
File # 17-1425
A Terrace man faces one count of aggravated sexual assault related to an incident on Medeek Avenue.
Just after 7 a.m. on February 26, 2017, Terrace RCMP attended an address on Medeek Avenue for a report of a woman located inside with what ended up being life-threatening injuries. She was flown to a hospital in Vancouver and remains in stable, but serious condition.
Terrace RCMP would like to thank the public for its assistance in this investigation.
The quick gathering of information was essential in identifying a suspect and making an arrest, stated Sgt. Michael Robinson, the detachment’s acting officer in charge.
This is a serious and concerning event. Our officers worked tirelessly to put together the pieces of what transpired in this vicious sexual assault. Hopefully everyone in Terrace can rest easier as a result.
Home security surveillance obtained from the public was instrumental in assisting investigators, added Sgt. Robinson.
Chad Eric Wells, 23 years old of Terrace BC, was arrested on March 2, 2017 and is charged with one count of aggravated sexual assault. He remains in custody.
If you have information on this or any other crime, contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).
Cst. Crystal Evelyn
Community Policing / Media Liaison
3205 Eby St., Terrace BC, V8G 2X7