Advisory: Daytime break and enters

Halifax Regional Police are warning citizens after a recent rash of daytime break and enters in Halifax.

Since March 16, police have received six reports of break and enters on the Halifax Peninsula.

  • On March 16, police received a report of a break and enter on Northwood Terrace.
  • On March 18, police received two break and enter reports, one occurred on Vincent Street while the second took place on Union Street.
  • On March 19, police received three reports of break and enters that occurred on Shirley, Yukon and Hunter Streets.

In all incidents the suspect(s) gained entry into the homes by forcing a door, or breaking a window in the door and reaching in and unlocking the door. Small items were reported stolen including handheld electronics, jewelry, cash and cameras. The suspect(s) also rummaged through dressers, desks, cupboards and cabinets while inside the home.

Investigators are exploring the possibility that these incidents are connected.

Citizens are encouraged to call 902-490-5020to report any suspicious activity in or around their neighbourhoods. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), online at or by using the P3 Tips app.


Source: Media Release

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