Search suspended for missing Antigonish County man

Posted at 8:42 am on February 22, 2017 | Filed Under: News

The Antigonish District RCMP have suspended a search for a missing 23 year old man.

Antigonish RCMP were notified an abandoned vehicle on East Tracadie Road at Barrios Beach on Saturday. The owner of the car, Craig Perry, who is from Afton, was last seen at around 1 a.m. Saturday, leaving a Linwood home in his vehicle.

The search was assisted by the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team, Police Dog Service, Strait area and Colchester Ground Search and Rescue teams, and a helicopter from Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources. The search will continue when conditions improve.

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

Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of Craig Perry is asked to call the Antigonish District RCMP