Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Man Flees Police Checkpoint

Posted on November 10, 2014

Man flees Police Checkpoint – Antigonish RCMP

Antigonish County RCMP are investigating an incident that occurred Friday night November 7th, when police were conducting a checkpoint at highway # 7 at the roundabout at approximately 10:50 pm when a man fled the checkpoint. The man described as in his 50’s was driving a brown / gold Chevrolet Malibu. He approached the checkpoint where police were standing on foot with traffic vests on then abruptly fled. Police pursued the vehicle a short distance on to Dunmore Road then terminated the pursuit. The man and vehicle have not been identified.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Antigonish RCMP Detachment @ (902) 863-6500. You can also call your local police or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by their Secure Web Tips at Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award from $50 – $2000


B.J.(Brian) Rehill, Sgt
Operations NCO
Antigonish District
(902)-863-5570 fax


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