Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a home invasion that occurred in Spryfield Sunday evening.
At 9:13 p.m. on February 18, patrol members responded to Abbey Road in Spryfield for a report of two men who had broken into a residence and assaulted a man. The a 71-year-old victim told police that when he answered a knock at his door two men forced their way into his residence. The men assaulted the him and stole cash, a leather jacket and a safe containing personal property before fleeing out the back of the residence.
The first suspect is described as a white man, in his mid-late 20’s, 5’5”-5’6” tall, blue eyes, possibly some facial hair, a stocky build and straight reddish brown hair. He was wearing, light blue jeans, a three-quarter length light coloured puffy jacket with fur trim around the hood, brown cotton gloves, a black toque and half his face was covered with a black scarf. The second suspect is described as a white man, in his mid-late 20’s, approximately 6’ tall, with a medium build and dark hair. He was wearing a black hooded sweater with the hood up and a dark baseball cap underneath the hood, black gloves, light blue jeans, a dark coloured toque, brown work style boots and his face was covered with a scarf.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637
Source: Media Release