Police Investigate Break & Enter with a Weapon – Dartmouth


**** HRP Media Release

Police Investigate Break & Enter with a Weapon – Dartmouth

At 2:30 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an adult female sprayed with Bear Spray in the 300 Block of Portland Street Dartmouth.​ A suspect armed with Bear Spray forced his way into an apartment and assaulted the resident with the spray.​ The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction.​ The victim, a 48-year-old female, was checked by paramedics for non-life-threatening injuries.​ The suspect is described as:

Suspect – White male, 50-60 years old, heavy set, wearing a blue jacket and blue jeans.​

Officers are searching for the suspects.​ Investigators with Patrol and the Forensic Identification Section are conducting the investigation, which is in the early stages.​

Police 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.

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