Police investigate theft of Christmas tree

Police are looking to identify two grinches who stole a decorated Christmas tree from a commercial residence in Halifax yesterday.

At approximately 6:45 p.m. on December 16 police received a report of a theft that had occurred from an apartment building on Grandhaven Boulevard in Halifax. Two women gained entry to the lobby of the building where they took the fully decorated Christmas tree.

The first suspect is described as a woman approximately 35 to 45-years-old with a slim build and long brown hair. She was wearing a pink and red track suit and a dark coloured toque. The second suspect was described as a woman approximately 20 to 30-years-old with long dark hair. She was wearing a black coat with fur on the hood, pink top and black tights.

Anyone who has information about the suspects or the incident is asked 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.