Home Invasion in Kings County

Crime Of The Week, West Hants

April 4, 2018, Waterville, Kings County, Nova Scotia . . . On April 1, just before midnight, Kings District RCMP responded to a call of a home invasion and robbery that occurred at a residence on Mill St. Two masked men burst into an apartment, one of whom had a weapon in his hands. He demanded money from the occupants of the apartment, took a bag and a wallet owned by the victims, and both men fled the scene in a small dark coloured vehicle. They headed West on Mill St.

The wallet was located on the ground outside the home. Residents of another apartment in the building had also noticed the suspect vehicle in the area. Police patrolled the area extensively but have not yet located the suspects or their vehicle. No one was injured during the incident but Kings District RCMP is asking for the public to help identify and locate the suspects in this investigation. They are described as:

Suspect #1: Male, approximately 20 years old, tall and slim, wearing all black clothing. His face was completely covered in a sheer, stocking-like face cover, and he was wearing gloves. He had a deep voice and was holding a weapon.

Suspect #2: Male, wearing a mask and dressed in all black clothing. This man stood behind the first one and didn’t speak.

The General Investigation Section of Kings District RCMP is investigating this matter. The RCMP is asking anyone who has information about potential suspects in this incident to call Kings District RCMP at 902-679-5555. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award