The New Hazelton RCMP is looking for a wanted man following an escape from a hospital in the area.
30-year-old Buddy Douglass Shanoss has been arrested on multiple occasions by police for break and enter, uttering threats, assaulting a police officer with a weapon, and arson.
Shanoss was taken to the hospital today (Monday) for medical treatment but escaped taking a vehicle from the hospital.
Shanoss is described as:
• Indigenous man
• 30 years old
• 183 cm (6’)
• 86 kg (190 lbs)
• Medium Build
• Black hair
• Brown eyes
He was last seen in a 2015 Kia Sportage, which is silver in colour with a BC License Plate KP6 33C.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Hazelton detachment.