Police seek public’s assistance identifying suspect in Halifax break and enter

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Police seek public’s assistance identifying suspect in break and enter

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a break and enter that occurred yesterday morning in Halifax.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. police were called to a report of a break and enter that had just occurred at a residence in the 0-100 block of Flamingo Drive in Halifax. The home owner, an 81-year-old woman who was home at the time, discovered a man in her residence.  When the home owner asked the man what he was doing in her residence he left and fled the area on foot. The home owner discovered that the man had taken cash and a number of pieces of jewelry that held significant sentimental value for her.

The suspect is described as white man with a moustache approximately 30-40 years old. He was wearing a black jacket, black ball cap and blue jeans.

Investigators are asking anyone who has information the man’s identity or this incident to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App. Police file 19-74195 refers.