Police investigate two overnight incidents: Robbery of a business / theft of police vehicle

Police Investigate Robbery – Dartmouth

At 8:20 p.m., 6 June, Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at Reveal Nail Studio, 15 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth. A male entered the business demanded money from one employee and removed the till from the register. Another employee called 911 to report the robbery.

A few minutes later officers arrived locating and arresting the suspect in the lobby of the building with the till. None of the employees or customers were injured. The suspect, a 48 year old male from Dartmouth is held for court and will be facing charges of Robbery, and Breach of Probation.


Police Investigate Break & Enter, Theft of Unmarked Police Vehicle

At 2:50 a.m., 7 June, Cole Harbour RCMP responded to a report of a possible impaired driver operating a white pickup truck on Main Road Eastern Passage. The RCMP attempted to stop the vehicle and the two occupants fled on foot on Main Road. The vehicle license plate was confirmed to belong to Halifax Regional Police.

3:25 a.m. Halifax Regional Police confirmed the white pickup truck is an unmarked Forensic Identification Section vehicle and it was stolen during a Break & Enter that evening into an off duty officers residence in Halifax.

RCMP officers checked the area and located two adult males outside the Needs Convenience store on Main Road. Both males were arrested for Public Intoxication. Upon searching the male’s incidental to arrest officers located property belonging to the off duty officer. The males were then arrested for Break & Enter, Theft of Motor Vehicle.

The two adult males are 22 and 23 years old, both from Halifax. They are held for court and will facing charges of Break & Enter and Theft of Motor Vehicle.

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5016. 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.


Source: Media Release

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