**** HRP Media Release
Police Investigate Break & Enter & Arrest Suspect – Dartmouth
At 1:35 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to multiple reports of a Break & Enter in progress at an apartment building in the 60 block of Highfield Park Drive Dartmouth. Upon police arrival officers located a nude 43 year old male assaulting another tenant. Officers subdued and arrest the suspect.
Officers discovered the suspect had damaged several fire equipment cases inside the building and assaulted an adult female on another floor. The suspect then forced an apartment open and once inside removed his clothing and in doing so was confronted by the tenant of the apartment. The suspect then assaulted the tenant, an adult male. This when officers arrived. Paramedics checked both the female and male victims for minor injuries.
Investigators believe the suspect was impaired by an unknown narcotic and the assaults and break and enter are random. The suspect is held for court and will be facing charges of Break & Enter, Property Damage (Mischief) and Assault.
Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Spryfield
At 2:06 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report gun shots at 649 Herring Cove Road, Spryfield. Officers arrived on scene and confirmed a shooting had taken place with several bullet holes in the main floor of the residence, no one was injured.A number of officers are currently on scene, including Forensic Identification members.
Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation which is in the early stages.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020. 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 by using the P3 Tips app.