Police continue to search for man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

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Late Friday night, July 31, New Glasgow Regional Police were attempting to locate and arrest Christopher McKay on a Canada-wide warrant from a Main Street, Trenton, residence when McKay immediately fled from the scene.

New Glasgow Regional Police, Truro Police K-9, and Stellation Police searched for the 33-year-old man as well as Ronald Jamieson.

Early this morning, police arrested Jamieson on Main Street, Trenton, who at the time was accompanying McKay.

The New Glasgow Regional Police sent out an alert on various news networks for residents in Trenton to ‘shelter in place’ (lock doors and be vigilant) due to public safety concerns.

Police continue to search for McKay who is described as a white male, 5 foot 7, weighing 200 pounds with short hair, having neck and face tattoos.

New Glasgow Regional Police have lifted the shelter in place alert as the investigation indicates that at this time there is no immediate threat to the community.

Police request Trenton and Pictou County residents to be vigilant as police are continuing to search for McKay. In the interest of public safety call 9-1-1 or NGR Police 902 752-1941 and do not confront McKay.

New Glasgow Regional Police is seeking assistance from the public to assist with this investigation. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the New Glasgow Regional Police at 902 752-1941. 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.