An arrest warrant was issued last month for Nathan Barthelette, 21, of Surrey as part of an ongoing RCMP investigation into a kidnapping.
Barthelette and another man, Meaz Nour-Eldin, 22, were wanted on charges of kidnapping, unlawful confinement, aggravated assault, robbery and firearms offences.
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Barthelette was arrested Sept. 3 while trying to re-enter B.C. at the Pacific Highway Border Crossing at Blaine, Washington, Surrey RCMP said.
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Police say 21-year-old Nathan Barthlette (left) has been arrested. 22-year-old Meaz Nour-Eldin is still wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. (Handout)
One man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for a variety of offences, including kidnapping, has been arrested, while a second suspect remains at large, according to Surrey RCMP.
Mounties first warned about Nathan Barthelette and Meaz Nour-Eldin in early August. Each of them is charged with kidnapping, unlawful confinement, aggravated assault, robbery and firearm offences.
On Monday, Surrey RCMP announced that Barthelette was arrested on Sept. 3. He was arrested by the Canada Border Services Agency at the Pacific Highway Border Crossing. He was attempting to cross the border from the United States into Canada.
Police describe Nour-Eldin as a 22-year-old Somalian man. He is 61" tall and weighs 181 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair and has tattoos on his left hand, left wrist and upper torso.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nour-Eldin is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. Tips can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
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