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Police Issue Warning to Burnside Business Owners & Operators

Halifax Regional Police is advising business owners and operators in the Burnside Business Park that there has been a recent increase in break & enters and thefts in the area.

Since June 5, police have received seven reports involving break & enters and/or thefts from businesses in the Burnside area. The incidents have occurred in the overnight hours and primarily on the weekends. The suspects have broken into either locked containers or motor vehicles. Stolen items include a variety of tools and tires.

Police have increased patrols in the area and Burnside Watch is in place, however, police encourage business owners and operators to be extra vigilant. It’s recommended that you make note of the serial number on tools and take a picture of the item to help identify it should it be recovered.

Should you observe any suspicious activity around your or a neighbouring business, or have information about these incidents, contact 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 or via the P3 Tips app.

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Source: Media Release

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