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Sheriff: 'Do not approach' missing Canadian soldier linked to neo-Nazi group

The soldier's vehicle was found near the Minnesota border.
Patrik Jordan Mathews

Patrik Jordan Mathews

A Canadian soldier suspended of his duties after being linked to a neo-Nazi group has gone missing, according to Global News

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) says Patrik Joran Mathews was reported missing on Monday and was last seen by family on Aug. 24. He is believed to be driving a red 2010 Dodge Ram with Manitoba license plate HXJ-806. 

That vehicle was found near Sprague, Manitoba on Sept. 2, according to the Roseau County Sheriff's Office, which posted to Facebook saying "DO NOT APPROACH" Mathews, while noting that reports of Mathews being wanted in connection to a homicide are false. 

Sprague is just miles north of the Minnesota border, or about a 25-minute drive from Warroad. 

Mathews, a master corporal with the 38 Canadian Brigade Group based in Winnipeg is trained in the use of explosives, disappeared after the Winnipeg Free Press reported allegations of him recruiting for a white supremacist group named The Base, according to Global News. 

The allegations were taken seriously by military officials and Mathews was relieved of his duties and suspended. 

Global News says The Base is a hate group that uses military training to prepare for a future race war. The group's posters began showing up in Winnipeg in July, per the report. 

Mathews has not been charged with any crimes. 

Anyone with information about Mathews is asked to contact the Roseau County Sheriff's Office at 218-463-1421 or call U.S. Border Patrol at 701-775-6259. 

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