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RCMP searching for wanted man on Eastern Shore

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Nova Scotia RCMP say they are searching for a man who could be armed in the West Petpeswick area of the province’s Eastern Shore. The Mounties say Brandon Crawford Grant, 26, is wanted on a provide-wide arrest warrant for being at large without excuse.

Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital and The Birches nursing home are on lockdown

Brandon Crawford Grant, 26, is described as six-foot-four and 300 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. (Submitted by RCMP)

Nova Scotia RCMP say they are searching for a man who could be armed in the West Petpeswick area of the province’s Eastern Shore.

The Mounties say Brandon Crawford Grant, 26, is wanted on a provide-wide arrest warrant for being at large without excuse.

Police say they were called a home on the 100 block of West Petpeswick Road around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday after reports of a man in distress. Officers learned the man had damaged the home with an axe and ran into the woods.

As a precaution, Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital and The Birches nursing home are currently on lockdown and Eastern Shore District High School has been placed in hold-and-secure.

RCMP say the public can expect to see officers in the area as they attempt to locate Grant, who may be armed.

He’s described as six-foot-four and 300 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who sees Grant or has information on his whereabouts is asked not to approach him and to call 911.

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