Nova Scotia

Halifax police search for cyclist

Halifax Regional Police are searching in the area of Crystal Crescent Beach in Sambro for a cyclist missing since Sunday.

Halifax Regional Police are searching in the area of Crystal Crescent Beach in Sambro for a cyclist missing since Sunday.

"Right now, we have responded to the area of Crystal Crescent Beach where the man's bike is believed to have been located," Const. Brian Palmeter said Monday.

"So we're out at that area and will be assessing the situation and determining whether ground search and rescue will be required or what steps will need to be taken."

A Natural Resources Department helicopter and a police dog have joined the search, along with members of the Halifax ground search and rescue team.

Palmeter said police received a call from the man's family around 1 a.m. Monday to report him missing. The man is believed to be in his late 40's.

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