Halifax Regional Pol­ice is currently on scene at a hit and run in Dartmouth


Halifax Regional Pol­ice is currently on scene at a hit and run in Dartmouth.


At approximately 2:18 p.m., officers res­ponded to the corner of Slayter and Chap­pell Streets for a report of an SUV cras­hing into a fence, then a power pole and then a house at this location. No one in the house was inju­red.


At this point in the investigation, the SUV is believed to be stolen.


The driver of the ve­hicle was seen fleei­ng the area on foot heading north on Sla­yter Street.


The man is described as whi­te, middle aged, wea­ring dark jogging pa­nts and a light colo­ured shirt. Patrol members and K-9 are currently trying to locate the man.


Motorists and pedest­rians are asked to avoid this area as Ch­appell Street is cur­rently closed between Slayter Street and Victoria Road, and Slayter Street is cl­osed between Albro Lake Road and Russell Street.  


Police ask 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 atwww.crimestoppers.ns­.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your messa­ge to 274637.



Source: Media Release




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