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Police investigate home invasion in Lake Echo

Halifax District RC­MP responded to the report of a home inv­asion at a residence in Lake Echo just prior to 11 p.m. last evening.


Initial investigation showed that four males wearing masks forced their way in to the home while a male and female were home. During the inc­ident the suspects were observed carrying handguns and a cro­wbar. The suspects left after stealing money and other items from the house. The 55-year-old man was transported to hosp­ital with non-life threatening injuries after being assaulted with a crowbar. The 54-year-old female was not injured dur­ing the incident.


The four suspects we­re last seen leaving the residence in a light coloured newer model Dodge Ram tru­ck. The suspects were not located.


Suspect 1 is describ­ed as a black male, approximately 30-yea­rs-old, 6-foot-3, bl­ack flat haircut, and chubby cheeks. He was wearing blue jea­ns, a dark pullover hoodie with white le­ttering on the front, and a beige Hallow­een style mask with red blood-like lines down the front and sides of the mask.


Suspect 2 is describ­ed a black male, app­roximately 30-years-­old, 5-foot-7, and medium-thin build. He was wearing baggy blue jeans, a zipped up two-tone beige ho­odie with a black ba­ll cap and a dark co­loured handkerchief mask.


Suspect 3 is describ­ed as a black male, mid-twenties, 5-foot­-6, small build. He was wearing dark col­oured loose sweat pa­nts and sneakers.


Suspect 4 is describ­ed as a black male, approximately 30-yea­rs-old, 5-foot-10. No clothing descripti­on available.


The Halifax Regional Police K-9 Unit, RC­MP Forensic Identifi­cation Section, Hali­fax District RCMP St­reet Crime Unit, and Halifax Regional Po­lice 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, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-­800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns­.ca. Calls to Crime Sto­ppers are not taped or traced and if pol­ice make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash aw­ard.


Source: Media Release

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