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Mission police still searching for wanted man

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Mounties need the public's help to find a 41-year-old suspect who has been charged with kidnapping, unlawful confinement, assault with a weapon and aggravated assault.

Mission's Steve Douglas Godard is described as a Caucasian male, about 5'10", 158 pounds, with blue eyes and short blond hair.

It is alleged he and three others kidnapped a 44-year-old man in Mission Nov. 25. The victim was allegedly tortured and assaulted.

Other suspects charged in the incident are Mission residents Carl Hendrik Brandow, 33, and Nathalie Ann Parker, 27. Brandow's next court appearance is Dec. 14, while Parker's is Dec. 18 in Abbotsford Provincial Court.

Gurdev "Dave" Hair, a 41-year-old Mission resident, was arrested over the weekend after RCMP issued a news release about his alleged involvement.

If you have information about Godard, call 911, Mission RCMP at 604-826-7161 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Police are advising the public not to approach him.

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