Police issue Canada wide warrant

A Canada wide warrant has been issued for the arrest of Brent Stephen Martin for breaching his day parole conditions.

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for the arrest of Brent Stephen Martin for breaching his day parole conditions.

Martin, 24, had been residing, without incident, at the New Hope Centre on Nicol Street for the last six months. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to eight years in prison for the death of a man in a fight in Victoria.

He served 3.5 years of his term before being granted day parole earlier this year.

Authorities describe Martin as non-white, 5-feet-7, 150 pounds. He has family at several locations throughout Vancouver Island.

If sighted, police advise to not approach Martin and call 911.