Southeast RCMP are asking for help to find 34-year-old Stephen Cyr, of no fixed address, who is wanted for missing a court appearance earlier this month.
On Wednesday, Mounties approached a vehicle in the parking lot of a Salisbury business which was a van Stephen Cyr is known to drive.
Officers say he fled in the van which hit a police cruiser along with a second vehicle and narrowly missed several pedestrians.
The van was later found in Moncton.
Stephen Cyr is described as 5 foot 7 inches tall, weighing about 230 pounds with brown eyes and short black hair.
Cyr also goes by the names Stephen Tower, John Towers, and other similar combinations.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Stephen Cyr is asked to contact the Southeast RCMP, Riverview Detachment, at 506-387-2222.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca