Update - July 19, 2012 (4:39 a.m.)
At 11:30 p.m. a member of the public witnessed the victim's vehicle in the area of Simmonds and North Preston Roads. Patrol officers, members of the Quick Response Unit and GIS searched the area but weren't able to locate the vehicle.
Update - July 19, 2012 (12:11 p.m.)
This morning at 7:30 a.m., Cole Harbour RCMP recovered the stolen motor vehicle in the 100 block of Whynder Lake Road in North Preston. Currently the Forensic Identification Unit is processing the vehicle for evidence at Halifax Regional Police headquarters.
Break and Enter/Robbery -
At 4:30 p.m., police responded to the 0-100 block of Princeton Lane in Dartmouth to a report of a robbery and theft of a motor vehicle in-progress. The victim reported that two males knocked on his door and entered his residence. Once inside, one of the suspects remained at the door while the other pointed a gun at the 81-year-old victim and forced him to go to the basement. The suspect then demanded the keys to the victim's vehicle and pushed him to the floor. The suspect took the keys and fled the residence in the victim's vehicle. The vehicle was last observed heading down Eisner Street towards Portland Street. The victim received minor injuries as a result of being pushed to the floor. The first suspect was described as a black male, late teens, 5’8”, clean cut, wearing white sneakers, a red/white shirt, red/white shorts and white shoes. The second suspect, who was carring the gun, was described as a black male, late teens, 5’11”, athletic build, wearing dark clothing and white shoes. The vehicle is a black 2010 Buick Lacrosse, Nova Scotia veterans plate ADG84. The car has a small crack in the rear driver’s side tail light with a scuff marks below. The matter remains under investigation by the General Investigation Section.