RCMP resumes search for missing Antigonish man



Antigonish District RCMP resumed their search for 23-year-old Craig Joseph Perry on Sunday.

Favourable weather and ice flow conditions have allowed for the search to resume after it was suspended on February 20. The search is assisted by Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue, Larry’s River and District Volunteer Fire Department, Pomquet Fire and Emergency Services Department and a helicopter from Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources.

RCMP received a complaint of an abandoned vehicle on East Tracadie Rd. at Barrios Beach on February 18. The owner, Perry, who is from Afton, was last seen on this date when he left a residence in his vehicle in the community of Linwood.

Perry is described as a white man with short black hair and a long black beard. He is 6-foot-5 and 165 pounds and was wearing blue jeans, a black hoodie with pink writing on it and a black winter jacket with leather sleeves.

Antigonish District RCMP is asking anyone who has information about the whereabouts of Craig Joseph Perry to contact them at 902 863-6500. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by secure online tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.