Police request assistance identifying suspect in break and enter to residence

Crime Of The Week, East Hants

February 7, 2019, Elmsdale, Nova Scotia…Police are requesting help from the public to solve a break and enter to a home in Elmsdale on February 5.

At approximately 12:40 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call advising that they had arrived at a home on Hescott St. to find someone unlawfully in the residence. The suspect was physically forced out of the front door of the residence and ran north on Hescott St. The caller did not notice the suspect carrying any weapons and no one else was in the residence at the time.

The suspect is described as a thin white man in his mid-twenties with blond hair. He is approximately 6 feet and was wearing dark jeans and a black zip-up hoodie.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-384-3401. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.