Police investigate commercial break and enter.One man is in custody after police respond to a commercial break and enter in Halifax overnight.
At 2:06 am Halifax Regional Police members responded to a commercial intrusion alarm at a business in the 1100 block of Larry Uteck Boulevard in Halifax.
Responding members discovered the front window damaged and several items stolen from the business.
Investigators learned of a suspect and vehicle description involved in the incident.
At 2:27 am a RCMP member observed the suspect vehicle travelling along Pockwock Road. The vehicle turned onto a small wooded trail and was eventually discovered abandoned.
A Halifax Regional Police Service dog was deployed and at 2:57 am a 39 year old male was discovered in the woods and taken into custody without incident. He remains in police custody at this time.
The stolen property from the business was recovered.
Police believe a second male was involved in this incident.
The investigation is ongoing and criminal charges are pending.
Police are asking anyone with information about 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 by using the P3 Tips app.