**** HRP Media Release
Police on scene at possible weapons call
Halifax Regional Police is currently on scene at a possible weapons call in Halifax.
At approximately 4:36 p.m. police received a report that a man inside a residence in the 0-200 block of Fergusons Cove Road may be in possession of a firearm.
There was concern for the individuals safety and as a result a small section of Fergusons Cove Road had restricted access.
At 10:09 pm a 69 year old male was taken into police custody without incident.
A number of officers remain on scene pending further investigation. Fergusons Cove Road no longer has restricted access.
This incident did not have any threat to public safety .
The investigation is in its preliminary stages and further information will be released when available.
Halifax Regional Police is investigating a break and enter that occurred this morning in Halifax.
At 2:56 am officers responded to a report of a commercial alarm at the Sobeys Express Convenience Store, 5 Ruth Goldbloom Drive in Halifax.
Officers arrived on scene within minutes and discovered a break and enter had occurred.
The suspect broke the glass door, entered the business and stole cigarettes.
The suspect fled the scene in a late model Toyota Rav 4 with a spare tire on the back with a white cover. The vehicle had chrome rims and a bug deflector. There appeared to be a passenger in the front seat.
The vehicle was last observed heading onto Farnham gate Road towards highway 102.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.