Halifax District RCMP investigating home invasion

January 2, 2024, Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia… Halifax District RCMP is investigating a home invasion that occurred at a home on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. in Upper Tantallon.

On January 1, 2024, at approximately 11:47 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. in Upper Tantallon. RCMP officers learned that two men entered the home and restrained a man and a woman. The suspects then took several items including cash before fleeing the home in a black 2022 Chevrolet Silverado.

The victims were able to free themselves and contact police. The victims were not physically injured and were the only occupants of the home.

The Silverado was located a short time later on Hwy. 103 near exit 2. The vehicle was seized and will be processed by the RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

Halifax District RCMP members, assisted by the Halifax Regional Police, patrolled the area but the suspects were not located.

The suspects were wearing ski masks and dark coloured hoodies, one man is described as being 6-foot-3 and the other one 5-foot.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. If you would like to remain anonymous you can contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). A secure web tip can be submitted at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or use the P3 Tips App.

File #: 2024-416