At approximately 2:30 p.m., a man was travelling on a Halifax Transit bus when he overheard two men speak about putting a bomb in The Village at Bayers Road Shopping Mall located at 7071 Bayers Road. Officers are on scene and searching the area and the K-9 Unit has been requested, however, nothing suspicious has been located to this point. Businesses in the area have been evacuated as a precaution.
Police are currently speaking with the witness to obtain more information and trying to locate the two men. The men are described as white and both in their thirties.
The investigation into this matter is continuing. 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