Man hunt in Nova Scotia

Chasse à l’homme en Nouvelle-Écosse

BRIDGEWATER, N.-É. – The authorities of Nova Scotia are trying since the beginning of the week to put the hand in the collar of a 31-year-old who is suspected of attempted murder and assault on a police officer, in particular.

Since Monday evening, officers of the police service of Bridgewater and the RCMP are the kits Tobias Charles Doucette, a man sought because he would have attacked and injured a policeman, assaulted his wife and injured a police dog.

To 23 h, on this day, the police of Bridgewater, went to a hotel to respond to an appeal of a complaint of domestic violence. “Once inside, the man attacked the police with a weapon striking a police officer in the neck. He then fled on foot,” said the police. During the procedure, a dog RCMP officer has been injured.

On the spot, we found the wife, common-law spouse of the person sought. She had been slightly injured prior to the arrival of the police and was cared for. She has since been discharged from the hospital.

As for the policeman, sergeant Matthew Bennett, his condition was considered stable and he was recovering in the hospital.

The fugitive measure 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 220 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. According to the authorities, he is not wearing neither shirt nor shoes.

Since Monday, the authorities have received several tips, but so far have not helped to stop it, but the most likely hypothesis would be that it is always in the area of Bridgewater.

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