**** RCMP Media Release
Public assistance requested: firearm found in backpack
On August 30, just before 3 p.m., a man entered a restaurant on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville and left a short time later. He left a backpack behind, and when an employee checked inside for contact information for the owner, they found a firearm inside. They contacted the RCMP, who seized the firearm.
The matter is now being investigated by the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. Police have obtained surveillance photos of the person who left the firearm and are releasing them to the public in the event anyone can identify him.
Anyone with information about the identity of the person in the photos is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902 490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App