RCMP looking for man in relation to axe assault

RCMP release:

RCMP searching for 61-year-old John Douglas Cress in relation to an assault with an axe at a home on Greenwood St., Thorburn. One person injured. Cress fled into woods and is believed to be on foot. Cress is described as five feet ten inches tall, grey hair and blue eyes. He may be wearing a long sleeve grey sweatshirt and shorts.

Residents of Thorburn are advised to shelter in place; emergency alert issued.

Updates will be provided as new information becomes available.

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