Police investigate a break and enter

Crime Of The Week

Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred this week in Halifax.

At approximately 2:20 p.m. on February 9, police received a report of a break and enter that had just occurred at an address in the 5300 block of Inglis Street in Halifax. A man broke in to a residence and was stealing electronics when confronted by the home owners. The man stated he had a gun and fled the home on foot.

No weapon was seen, and no injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a black man approximately 6’1, heavy set with black curly hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing a blue medical style face mask, a dark blue hooded sweater and baggy grey sweat pants.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to contact police. 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 via the P3 Tips App.

Case 21-17093