Nanaimo Mounties looking for possible murder witness

Police in Nanaimo want to talk with a man who might be a potential witness in the murder of Brittany Baird.

Nanaimo Mounties want to talk with a man who might be a potential witness in the murder of Brittany Baird.

The man – described as caucasian, 50 to 60 years old, with a goatee and a mustache and wearing a baseball cap – was driving an older blue, full-size Chevrolet pickup that was parked on Milford Crescent, May 25, between 10:45 and 11 p.m. on the night of Baird’s murder.

The truck was seen leaving northbound on Milford Crescent towards Albert Street as emergency crews were responding to 911 calls to assist Baird, who was found murdered in Nob Hill Park.

The driver might not have been aware of what transpired in the park, but police are asking the driver to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nanaimo RCMP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.