Charges after home invasion

Police have charged a man in relation to home invasion that occurred in Halifax last week.

At approximately 6 a.m. on October 22 police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at a residence on Danforth Road in Halifax. Two men, one of whom was armed with what was believed to be a firearm broke in to a residence and demanded money from the resident.  The victim was able to flee the residence without being physically injured. This is not a random incident as one of the suspects is known to the victim

At approximately 5 a.m. on October 23 officers arrested the man who had been in possession of the firearm at a residence in Halifax.

Troy Robert Hann, 41, of Halifax is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face charges of:

  • Robbery with a firearm
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Uttering threats to cause death
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a firearm contrary to order
  • Breaking and enter

The second suspect is described at a white man who is described approximately 5’11”, 150 lbs. with red curly hair.

Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Section continue to investigate the case. Anyone with information about this incident or video from the area is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or submitting a secure web tip at or by using the P3 Tips app.

Source: Release

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