Man charged with Attempted Murder after crashing vehicle into home in attempt to injure person on porch; “Reports came in that the driver was running naked in the woods”

On May 29 at approximately 2:50 p.m., police were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision in which a car struck a home on Elm Dr. in Pictou.

Pictou, Nova Scotia – Pictou District County RCMP has charged a 30-year-old man from Pictou with attempted murder and other offences following a motor vehicle collision in Pictou.

On May 29 at approximately 2:50 p.m., police were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision in which a car struck a home on Elm Dr. in Pictou.

Police determined that the driver had been trying to injure a person standing on the front porch of the home. The driver fled the scene prior to police arrival. The male passenger of the car remained on scene and was treated by EHS for non-life-threatening injuries. The victim suffered minor injuries.

Attempted Murder
(File Photo) Attempted Murder

Police searched the area for the driver with assistance from the RCMP Police Dog Services. Reports came in that the driver was running naked in the woods. Another call came in that the driver had broken into a home on Wallis Dr. and stolen a blanket. Shortly after, the driver was arrested without incident on Wallis St. and taken to hospital.

Patrick Jordan Anthony McClellan remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on June 3. He is charged with the following:

Attempted Murder

Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance

Break and Enter

Theft

Uttering Threats x 2

Public Nudity x 2

Indecent Act

The investigation is ongoing.

File # 2021747769

Nova Scotia RCMP



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