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Missing person UPDATE; individual located and is safe

Darrell LaHay
Darrell LaHay - RCMP PHOTO

Issued June 23:

The 40-year-old person from the Port Hawkesbury area who was reported missing on June 20 has been located and is safe. 

 The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.

 Issued June 22:

The RCMP would like to advise that a vehicle driven by a person reported missing has been located. The green 1996 Mazda pickup truck was located in the parking lot of a service station in Auld's Cove today (June 22).

Forty-year-old Darrell LaHay, (whose name police initially spelled 'Layhay' - since corrected), is still missing and police and his family are concerned for his safety. LaHay was last seen leaving a gas station in Mabou at 5 p.m. on June 18, and did not show up for work on June 19. 

LaHay is described as white, 5-foot-6 with a stocky build, balding brown hair with a red/brown beard, green eyes and glasses. At the time he was last seen, LaHay was wearing black overalls (covered in grease). 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Darrell LaHay is asked to contact Port Hawkesbury RCMP at 902-625-2220. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.

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