1) At approximately 5:27 P.M. Halifax Regional Police responded to 1 Alderney Drive for arson. A suspect or suspects lit an item on fire in the common room causing the sprinkler system to be activated. Although the sprinkler system extinguished the fire, the building sustained water damage. 17-40099
2) At approximately 9:39 P.M. Halifax Regional Police responded to the area of the MacDonald bridge for a bomb threat, the bridge was closed for a short time (less than a half an hour ) as police investigated. Once it was determined to be a hoax the bridge was reopened to traffic. 17-40214
3) At approximately 9:05 P.M. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery on Alderney Drive at Geary Street. Approximately 45 minutes before three males in their twenties wearing masks robbed a male of some clothing items, a cell phone and his wallet. There was no weapon seen and there is no further description. 17-40201
4) On Sunday March 19th at 0043 A.M. Halifax Regional Police responded to 5600 block of Ogilvie St for a robbery. The victim reported to police that approximately 60 minutes earlier a 25 year old white male , 5’11”, beard wearing a red toque robbed him of his wallet. There was no weapon seen and the victim was not injured. There was also a 25 year old white female in the area but the victim was not sure if she was involved.
Police are investigating these matters at this time and haven’t ruled out that some or all could be related. There is no further information available at this time.
Investigators 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
Source: Media Release