Just after 9 p.m. on September 18, officers responded to the intersection of Wentworth Drive and Eliza Ritchie Crescent in Halifax for a report of a large excavator being operated by several people. Officers located the excavator unoccupied with the bucket resting on a damaged fire hydrant that was releasing a large amount of water onto the street. Halifax Water was able to control the leak and Halifax Regional Fire attended the scene to respond to a number of alarms in the area due to the lack of water pressure. Officers checked the area but didn't locate any suspects.The suspects were last seen leaving the area in a small white car. The investigation into this matter is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact 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 texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.