Police in Victoria and White Rock seek public's help locating wanted men

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Police forces in Victoria and White Rock are asking for the public's assistance in locating two wanted men.

The cases are not connected.

Victoria police is asking for the public's assistance in locating Richard Strocel.

Strocel, 61, is wanted on unendorsed warrants for sexual assault and breach of an undertaking, according to a written statement from police.

He is described as a white man with grey hair and hazel eyes. He is six feet one inch tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds, with a slim build.

Members of the public are asked to phone 911 if they see him. Anyone with any information about Strocel or his whereabouts is asked to phone 250-995-7654 and press #1 to speak to the report desk. To report anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Meanwhile, White Rock police are asking for help to locate 29-year-old Surrey resident Kodie Michael Harte.

Harte is wanted on warrants for mischief, personation and obstructing a peace officer.

He is described as a white man with brown hair and brown eyes, six feet one inch tall and with a medium build.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts are asked to call the White Rock RCMP at 778-593-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.