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Warrant out for Carcross man accused of assault, firearms offences

RCMP in Yukon say Steven Alexander McLaughlin of Carcross is wanted on a Yukon-wide warrant for alleged assault and firearms offences.

RCMP say Steven Alexander McLaughlin believed to be in Watson Lake area

RCMP say Steven Alexander McLaughlin of Carcross is wanted on a Yukon-wide warrant for alleged assault and firearms offences. (RCMP)

RCMP in Watson Lake, Yukon, are looking for a Carcross man accused of several assault and weapons-related offences.

In a press release on Thursday, police say Steven Alexander McLaughlin is wanted on a Yukon-wide warrant for aggravated assault, assault, uttering threats, forcible confinement, pointing a firearm and "various firearm offences."

According to police, McLaughlin is believed to be in the Watson Lake area and may be in possession of a bright yellow Can-Am off-road vehicle on a flat deck trailer.

He's described as 5 foot 8 inches tall, about 200 pounds, with green eyes and a shaved head.

They're asking anybody with information about McLaughlin's whereabouts to contact Watson Lake RCMP at 536-5555, or Crime Stoppers.

Police say McLaughlin may be in possession of a bright yellow Can-Am off-road vehicle. (RCMP)