RCMP searching for shoeless break and enter suspect in Lunenburg County

Lunenburg District RCMP say they are concerned for the safety of a break and enter suspect after he fled into the woods when police attended the call early in the morning of March 14.

Lunenburg District RCMP responded to the complaint of a suspicious vehicle on Lighthouse Road after receiving a call at 2:52 a.m.

When the police officers arrived on scene, they discovered a break and enter in progress, and they attempted to arrest the two suspects who were inside the home. One fled into the nearby ocean and was arrested a short time afterwards.

The second male fled into the woods, and while he was running, his footwear came off and was later recovered by police. He continued running.

Lunenburg District RCMP is attempting to identify this second male and are concerned for his safety, as he was not properly dressed. He is described as a white male in his twenties, approximately five foot nine inches tall, 140 pounds, brown hair and missing his shoes.

‎Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Lunenburg District RCMP at 902-527-5555. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

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