Date: Friday, April 8, 2022

File: 22-12339

Victoria, BC – Detectives with VicPD’s Major Crimes Unit are seeking your help to locate wanted man Alemayehu Townsend.

Alemayehu Townsend is wanted on several outstanding warrants for recent offences in Victoria which include forcible confinement, extortion, assault causing bodily harm, and assault with a weapon.

Alemayehu Townsend is described as an 18-year-old Black man standing five feet, five inches tall, and weighing approximately 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. A photograph of Alemayehu Townsend is below.

If you see Alemayehu Townsend, do not approach him, and call 911. If you have information about where Alemayehu Townsend may be, please call our Report Desk and (250) 995-7654, extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.