Offender Description Released
A description of the offender sought by police and sheriff officials is available. The offender is described as white, five-foot-eight, 160 pounds, black hair and blue eyes. He is wearing black jeans and cowboy boots and leg shackles. The public is asked not to approach the man, but to call police immediately. The offender escaped from sheriff’s custody at about 9:30 a.m. today, Feb. 15, while being transported to Dartmouth provincial court. The offender is believed to be in the area of the Dartmouth courthouse and Dartmouth General Hospital on Pleasant Street. More details will be released as they become available.