Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax

At 2:45 p.m., 11 February, Halifax Regional Police responded to a Robbery at the Bank of Nova Scotia 6005 Coburg Road Halifax.  A male entered with a handgun and demanded money.  The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.  The suspect was last seen running South on Robie Street.  No one was injured.  Patrol officers, a Police Service Dog and members of the General Investigation Section searched the area but, officers have not located the suspect.  The suspect is described as:

Suspect – White male, medium build, 5’6”-5’8”.  Wearing: Blue winter jacket, hood up, black mask over face.  Weapon: Silver handgun.

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking anyone with information about this incident 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.

Case #21-17985

Police investigating robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Halifax.

At approximately 7 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred in the 5200 block of Sackville Street in Halifax. The suspects approached a man and woman who were walking in the area.  One of the suspects threatened the man and woman and demanded cash. The suspects fled empty-handed on foot. The victims were not physically injured.

The suspect who made the threats is described as a white man, 25-35 years old, approximately 5’9″, with multiple facial tattoos. At the time of the incident he was wearing a black puffy jacket. The other suspect is described as a man wearing a puffy black jacket, a hat and a face mask.

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  21-17637

Police investigate a break and enter

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

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in an assault that occurred last month.

At approximately 4:45 p.m. on January 11 officers responded to a report of an assault in-progress near the 6900 block of Mumford Road in Halifax. A man got into a verbal dispute with a cab driver. When he was asked to leave the vehicle, he assaulted the driver and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white man in his early twenties, approximately 6” tall and 150 lbs with dark hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing a red hat and a blue jacket.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about the incident or video from the area is asked 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 #21-4465

Police investigate stabbing incidents

February 11, 2021, Priestville, Nova Scotia… Police are investigating two stabbing incidents that occurred in Priestville early yesterday morning.

On February 10 at approximately 2:50 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a 911 call about a stabbing. When police arrived, a 33-year-old man from Westville was located next to a vehicle with stab wounds. At 3:25 a.m., a second victim, a 30-year-old man from Trenton, attended New Glasgow Regional Police to report that he had been stabbed. Both men were transported to the hospital by EHS with non-life threatening injuries.

An investigation has revealed that both victims were stabbed in Priestville at the same location by an unknown man.

Anyone with information on either incident is asked to contact Pictou District RCMP at 902-755-4141. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File: 2021181273 / 2021181305

Looking for help to solve a hit & run-Dunbrack St

Police are looking for the public’s assistance to solve the case of a Pedestrian Hit and Run on Dunbrack Street and Lincoln Cresent on January 4, 2021

 

On January 4, 2021 at about 10:28 p.m. a pedestrian was struck crossing the crosswalk at the corner of Dunbrack St. and Lincoln Cresent, in Halifax. The offending vehicle was a brown Hyundai Elantra. The passenger mirror was broken during the accident.

Anyone  with any information regarding this crime can call Halifax Police at 902 490 5020 or can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers 1 800 22 8477 or can leave a tip on line at: crimestoppers.ns.ca or can leave a tip using the P3 app.

The police file number is 2021-1410.

Police investigating robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Halifax.

At approximately 8:20 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred in the 5400 block of Spring Garden Road in Halifax. The suspect approached an 85-year-old man who was walking in the area and demanded his wallet and backpack. The suspect took the backpack and fled the area on foot. The victim was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a white man in his mid 40’s, approximately 5’10”, thin face with two-day stubble and gray hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing a dark-coloured parka with a hood over his head.

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 #21-17218

Death ruled a homicide.

The suspicious death that occurred on February 7, 2021 at the 600 block on Washmill Lake Dr. in Halifax has been ruled a homicide.

On February 7, 2021 at approximately 8:50 pm, Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint at an address in the 600 block of Washmill Lake Drive in Halifax.  Officers located a deceased male upon arrival in the hallway of a building. Based on today’s autopsy, the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service has ruled the death a homicide and confirmed the male victim as 26 year old Brandon Polegato of Halifax. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

The investigation, led by the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and including Forensic Identification officers, is ongoing and officers still remain on scene.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact 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.

Case #21-16414

Police investigate suspicious circumstances

At approximately 5:15 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded a suspicious circumstances near Basinview Drive and Madison Drive in Bedford.  The caller reported a man in a van pulled up alongside a boy asking him to get in the car.  The boy did not know the man and ran to a nearby home for help.  The man drove away in an unknown direction.

The man is described as white, 40-50 years of age, clean shaven, short blond hair and a deep voice.  The vehicle is described as an older model Ford gold van with rust.

We commend the boy for doing the right thing by refusing to get into the vehicle, leaving the area and telling a trusted adult about the incident.

Police are asking the man or anyone with information about this 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 # 21-15550

Police investigate suspicious circumstances

Police are investigating two calls of similar suspicious circumstances that occurred over the last month.

The first incident occurred on January 15 at approximately 3 p.m. on Everette Street in Dartmouth. A woman pulled up alongside two boys and beckoned to them. The boys didn’t know the woman and quickly walked away. The woman drove away in an unknown direction.

The second incident occurred on February 1 at approximately 8 a.m. on Willett Street in Halifax. A woman pulled up alongside a boy and offered him a drive. The boy didn’t know the woman, and he refused the drive and continued walking. The woman drove away, heading down Willett Street.

The woman is described as white with a tanned complexion. She was driving a blue/grey older-model four-door car with brown leather interior.

We commend the boys for doing the right thing by refusing to get into the vehicle, leaving the area and telling a trusted adult about the incident.

Police are asking the woman or anyone with information about either 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# 21-6351 /21-13507