Wagmatcook man wanted on warrant

Victoria District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of Desmond Bernard, who is charged with several offences in Victoria County.

Desmond Bernard, 25, of Wagmatcook is charged with the following:

·       Resisting Arrest x 2

·       Assault Police x 2

·       Uttering Threats

·       Assault x 2

·       Fail to Comply x 8

·       Mischief x 2

·       Unlawfully in Dwelling House

·       Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public

The charges are in relation to an investigation into an assault that began on December 27 in Wagmatcook. Efforts by police to locate Bernard have not been successful.

Bernard is described as Indigenous, 6-foot-2 and 240 pounds. He has dark brown hair and brown eyes. He may be in the Sydney area.  

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Desmond Bernard is asked to refrain from approaching him and to call Victoria District RCMP at 902-295-2350. 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.

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