Manitoba

Manitoba RCMP looking for person of interest after man's suspicious disappearance

RCMP in Manitoba are searching for a man they consider armed and dangerous as they continue to investigate the suspicious disappearance of Clifford Joseph. 

Clifford Joseph, 40, was last seen June 7 leaving his home in the RM of St. Clements

RCMP said Saturday they are looking for Eric Paul Wildman, left, as a person of interest in the June 7 disappearance of Clifford Joseph, right. (RCMP photos)

RCMP in Manitoba are searching for a man they consider armed and dangerous as they continue to investigate the suspicious disappearance of Clifford Joseph. 

Police said Saturday Eric Paul Wildman, 34, was last seen on foot in East Kildonan in Winnipeg. He's known to frequent the city and the rural municipality of St. Clements, where he's from, police said. 

Clifford Joseph, 40, disappeared after 3:30 a.m. June 7. He was last seen then leaving his RM of St. Clements home. His 1997 green Ford Ranger was found abandoned in a rural area off Road 44 East, police said on Tuesday. 

In a Twitter update on Friday, RCMP said the case was considered suspicious and was in the hands of major crime investigators. 

Wildman is described as six feet, two inches tall and 170 pounds, with blue eyes.

RCMP asked the public not to approach him. 

They say anyone with information about Wildman can contact Selkirk RCMP at 204-482-1222 with tips or info, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or leave a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com

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