Police investigate identity theft

Police are investigating an incident of identity theft that started last year in Bedford and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects.

On December 12, 2022, police received a report of a number of individuals attempting to use a man’s identity to open and use bank accounts that had been created in his name without his knowledge.

At this time, investigators have two suspects who have yet to be identified. The first suspect is described as a white man in his 30s to 40s, approximately 5’10” tall, 180 lbs., short brown hair that is shaved on the sides, a goatee, and glasses.

The second suspect is a Black man in his 30s to 40s, approximately 5’10” tall, 180 lbs., short black hair and a beard.

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect’s identity 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.

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