Police investigate theft of military medals

Police are investigating the theft of military medals that occurred yesterday in Halifax.

On November 11, police received a report of a theft that occurred from a room in the Lord Nelson Hotel located at 1515 South Park Street. Between the hours of 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. a room on the fourth floor was broken into and items including electronics, jewelry and military medals were stolen.

The medals are described as the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) with silver bar, Special Service Medal (SSM) with NATO bar, 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal, and Canadian Forces’ Decoration (CD) with two bars.  For more details, descriptions and photos of the service medals, please visit the Government of Canada website.

The investigation is in the early stages and police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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.