**** 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.