RCMP asks for public assistance to find missing man

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ANTIGONISH – The RCMP are asking for help in locating a missing man.

Jason William MacGrath, 32, left the Cape George area around noon on Sunday, July 9, in a kayak. The kayak was located at approximately 5:30 Tuesday night on the Western shore of Inverness County near Gillis Pond in Judique Interval.

Antigonish and Inverness RCMP have been involved in the search with the assistance of the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, Pictou, and Straight Ground Search and Rescue, as well as RCMP Police Dog Services and helicopter.  An extensive ground search has been under way since  8:00 p.m. Tuesday night in the Judique Interval area.

MacGrath is a white male with light brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 5-foot-8 and 155 pounds. He was wearing a black t-shirt and beige shorts.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of MacGrath is asked to contact Antigonish District RCMP at 902-863-6500 or should you wish to remain anonymous, tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

The investigation is ongoing.

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