Nova Scotia RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect related to a bomb threat made against an air craft in November 2015.
On November 22, 2015, at approximately 7 a.m., RCMP responded to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport after receiving a call about a bomb threat against WestJet flight 229 bound for Calgary. The aircraft had not left the terminal and the 69 passengers and six crew members exited the plane without incident.
RCMP searched the aircraft, luggage and cargo and no explosive device was found however an investigation into the threat began.
During the investigation, information came forward indicating that the threat came in via a pay phone from a gas station on Robie St. in Truro. The caller is described as male with a raspy voice and driving a light colored 2008-2012 SUV.
The RCMP is asking anyone with information to please call your local RCMP detachment, the RCMP National Security Tip Line at 1-800-420-5805 or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS ( 8477), or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or 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.