News release

Inmate Escape from Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

An inmate has escaped from the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth.

Ryan Taylor Wilband, 43, escaped on Monday, August 22, at about 12:30 p.m. He is five feet six inches tall, weighs about 140 pounds, is bald and has brown eyes.

Mr. Wilband was on remand at the facility for several charges, including robbery, theft under $5,000, committing an offence with a weapon and breaches of probation.

Halifax Regional Police are leading the investigation to find Mr. Wilband. Anyone who has information should call 911 or a local law enforcement agency.

The Department of Justice is conducting a full review of this incident.