Additional information via HRFE in arson investigation in Highfield

**** HRFE / HRP Media Release

14 Highfield Park Dr., Dartmouth

Sept. 13, 2019


This fire involved a barber shop/commercial strip mall. There were no injuries and no fatalities.

The ignition source was determined to be combustible liquid.

The area of origin was determined to be the front of the shop.


The cause of this fire is classified as INCENDIARY.


Police Investigate Arson – Dartmouth
(September 13) At 2:34 a.m., Halifax Regional Police and HRM Fire & Emergency responded to a report of business on fire, Legends Barber Shop at 14 Highpark Drive Dartmouth.​
Witnesses reported a male threw something into a business and it it now on fire.​ The male fled on foot.
Multiple police units and a Police Service Dog responded and searched the area, but have not located the suspect.​ The suspect is described as:
Suspect – male, 5’6″, 200 lbs, wearing a blue hooded shirt.
Police have secured the scene and the investigation is in the early stages.DSC_7402_wm

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 or by using the P3 Tips app.

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