Halifax Regional Police is advising the public of a recent rash of break and enters in Halifax.
Police have received six reports of break and enters into properties on peninsular Halifax over the last two weeks:
- December 8: Unlocked shed in the 5000 block of Shirley Street, bags of recyclables taken.
- December 9: Vacant residence in the 2000 block of Beech Street, nothing taken.
- December 10: Business in the 6000 block of Coburg Road, electronics taken.
- December 10: Vacant residence in the 2000 block of Connaught Avenue, nothing taken.
- December 10: Residence where the homeowner was away in the 2000 block of Kline Street, computers taken.
- December 14: Unlocked shed at a residence in the 1000 block of Robie Street, bicycle taken.
There are no suspects at this time and it’s not known if these incidents are connected. Officers are asking anyone with information about these incidents, or who has experienced a similar incident, 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.
To reduce the risk of your house being broken into, make sure that windows and doors are locked before you leave your house. If you have sliding windows or patio doors, place a piece of wood along the tracks to make them difficult to open. If your home is equipped with an alarm, ensure it is activated when you leave. If you observe suspicious activity in your neighborhood, report it to police by calling 902-490-5020. Try to get a good description of the person including height, weight, clothing and other details. Take a look to see if there is a vehicle parked nearby and make note of the license plate number, make and model of the vehicle.
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