The man is wearing jeans, a black sweater with a Jack Daniels logo and motorcycle boots.
An armed suspect is currently prowling in the Saint-Elzéar-de area. -Bonaventure.
An emergency alert was issued around 3:30 p.m. Friday regarding an armed suspect in crisis.
The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) is asking the population of the municipality to shelter indoors, lock doors and stay away from windows.
The suspect, described as armed and potentially dangerous, is 5ft 10in and weighs 82 kilos. He is bald and has green eyes.
He wears jeans, a black sweater with the Jack Daniels logo and motorcycle boots.
SQ spokesperson Claude Doiron says the man in crisis fled his main road home last night.
The alert was sent at 3:30 p.m. Friday.
A command post was deployed to New Richmond a few hours ago in an attempt to locate the individual. A tactical intervention group would also be on the scene.
The SQ calls on the public to follow the updates made on Twitter and to dial 911 if the suspect is seen .
Another alert will be sent when the current event is completed.
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