Manitoba RCMP are downgrading a threat risk after two inmates escaped from prison on Monday.

Mounties say they have arrested Xander Tardiff without incident today, yet Kelly Castel remains on the loose.

Police earlier issued a dangerous persons alert and for residents of Creighton, Flin Flon and Cumberland House to be cautious, as it was believed the two men could be in the area.



RCMP in Manitoba have extended a dangerous person alert to Cumberland House and Creighton and ask residents of Northern Saskatchewan to be on the lookout for two people who escaped prison.

It’s alleged that Xander William Tardiff and Kelly John Castel left The Pas Correctional Centre.

Tardiff is described as 5’11” weighing 180 lbs. Castel is approximately 5’9” tall, and weighs 135.

Police claim the men left prison Monday night. Anyone with information is asked to call the RCMP.