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Woman wanted on warrant after walking away from Abbotsford rehab centre

Stephanie Deschene - RCMP photo
Stephanie Deschene
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A woman who walked away from a drug rehabilitation centre in Abbotsford is now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.

Surrey RCMP believe that Stephanie Deschene might have returned to the Surrey or Langley area.

She has a criminal record for violent offences including robbery, break and enter, and theft and is prohibited from operating a motor vehicle in Canada. She has been convicted of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, causing a police pursuit and failing to stop.

She was in a drug rehab centre as part of her parole.

Deschene, 20, is described as 5'6", 157 lbs, with brown hair and green eyes.

The public is warned not to attempt to apprehend her.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact their nearest police detachment (604-859-5225 in Abbotsford) or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 to remain anonymous.

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