Semi trailer driver in custody following alledged sexual assault
Kamloops RCMP has taken a semi trailer driver into custody following an alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old youth.
Monday (October 28) at approximately 10:43 pm. Kamloops RCMP members were contacted to be on the lookout for a missing youth who was reported to be travelling eastbound on Highway 5 in a commercial tractor-trailer.
The tractor-trailer had been travelling from the Lower Mainland en route to Alberta.
Information had been received that the driver had possibly sexually assaulted the youth.
The tractor-trailer was located at the weigh scales west of Kamloops. The youth was discovered in the sleeping quarters of the semi truck.
The driver has been taken into custody pending further investigation.
This investigation is ongoing.