Police are investigating a home invasion that happened yesterday in Timberlea.
Shortly after 11 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to the report of a home invasion at a residence on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. Initial investigation showed that two men wearing ski masks broke in while one male occupant was home alone. The occupant, a 21-year-old man, was sprayed with an irritant and the suspects left without taking anything. The victim did not require medical attention.
The Halifax Regional Police K-9 Unit searched for the suspects but did not locate them. RCMP Forensic Identification Section assisted with the investigation.
The investigation is ongoing and is now being led by the Integrated General Investigation Section.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain 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