Police investigate Canadian Tire firearms theft in Dartmouth


Halifax police are investigating after a Canadian Tire store in Dartmouth Crossing was broken into while it was closed for the weekend for Christmas.

Police say a suspect was seen on video breaking a door to enter the store on Dec. 24, just after 8:30 p.m. The suspect is described as a larger man, dressed in gray sweatpants, a black hoodie and a black balaclava. Police say the suspect appeared startled by an audible alarm at the store and quickly left.

The suspect was seen re-entering the store at the same time the following day, December 25. He was seen wearing the same ski mask, but wearing blue jeans and a black jacket.

Police say several firearms and ammunition were seized during the break and entered on December 25.

Anyone with information about this incident, or the suspect, should call the police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers by calling toll free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), sending a secure web tip to crimetoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips app.


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