Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect​


**** HRP Media Release

Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect

At 6:17 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress into an apartment in the 1000 block of South Park Street Halifax.​ ​ A caller reported waking up to smashing sounds and an unknown male yelling inside the residence.​

Multiple officers surrounded the property and attempted to the have the suspect surrender and exit the residence.​ The suspect did not comply and attempted to flee.​ Officers pursued the suspect into the building and quickly apprehend a 45 year old man.​ Incidental to arrest officer’s located several items reported stolen in previous Break & Enters in his possession.​ ​

Investigators with patrol and the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation.​ The suspect is held for court on Monday, and is facing the following criminal charges: Break & Enter, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Uttering Threats to Cause Death.​

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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