RNC searching for wanted man

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary have issued a warrant for the arrest of John Edward Murray.
Police are searching for John Murray, 31, for his alleged involvement in an incident in the Ropewalk Lane area. (CBC)

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in St. John's is asking for the public's assistance with its search for John Edward Murray.

Murray, 31, is wanted for his alleged involvement in an incident that occurred in the Ropewalk Lane area on Jan. 22. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Police said he is approximately five feet seven inches tall, around 175 pounds.

Murray also has several tattoos, including a cross on his right upper arm, a shark on his left upper arm, and another tattoo on his chest.

He is wanted for assault with a weapon, theft and breaches of court orders.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the RNC or Crime Stoppers.