Police investigate attempted robbery

Halifax Regional Police is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in Halifax last week.

On December 22 at approximately 8:10 a.m. officers responded to a report of an assault that occurred outside of a residence on Harvard Street.  A homeowner observed an unknown person in their vehicle. The suspect struck the homeowner with a hammer then they confronted him. The suspect threatened the owner and attempted to steal the vehicle before fleeing the area on foot.

The suspect is described as white man approximately 5’5’ to 5’6’ tall, wearing a dark coloured jacket, jeans and a fabric face mask.

Anyone with information or video from the area 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 by using the P3 Tips app.