Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a 32-year-old man wanted on multiple warrants.
According to the Nanaimo RCMP, Michael Leighton, 32, is wanted by Saanich police for one count of assault and has 10 warrants against him for property-related crimes in the Comox Valley.
They also say Leighton is a suspect in a recent theft in Nanaimo after an estimated $40,000 in Canadian silver coins and a Ruger pistol where stolen from storage lockers.
Leighton is described as a 5’11”, 175-pound man with a beard and moustache. Nanaimo Mounties say Leighton often ties his hair in a “man bun” and is associated with a white or silver 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class automobile with B.C. plate number KW5-12L.
Those with information regarding the location of Leighton are asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP’s non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.