HURON — OPP continue to search for a man involved in a chase from police last Friday north of Exeter.
As previously reported, Huron and Perth OPP searched for a suspect Friday in the MacDonald Road/Highway 4 area north of Exeter after the suspect was involved in an accident and fled the scene. Despite the assistance of the OPP West Region Emergency Response Team, the OPP Canine Unit and OPP Aviation Services, the suspect was not found.
Police have issued arrest warrants for 27-year-old Robert McBride, whose last known address is from Seaforth, although he is known to frequent Perth County. The OPP are requesting the public’s help in finding him.
According to a press release issued by the OPP Wednesday afternoon, McBride is wanted for taking a motor vehicle without consent, dangerous operation, flight from a police officer, failure to stop at the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident and driving while under suspension.
He is described as a white male, 6′ tall and approximately 300 pounds with brown eyes with short light brown hair. He often wears a baseball hat.
Members of the public who see McBride are asked not to attempt to apprehend him, but to instead call 911. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call the Huron OPP detachment at 519-524-8314 or 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 where you may be eligible to receive a cash award of up to $2,000.