Ottawa police say they're on the hunt for a man considered armed and dangerous.

Police are looking for John McIntyre who is described as a white man with short black hair, a goatee and a pierced left ear.

McIntyre is about 5'10" and is wanted in connection with a stolen vehicle.

Police say McIntyre drives a four door 2006 Nissan Altima with Ontario licence plates AYVJ258.