On January 21 at 1:44 a.m., Halifax Regional Police, Sackville RCMP and a Police Service Dog responded to an alarm at the Bedford Education Centre inside Bedford Place Mall located at 1658 Bedford Highway, Bedford.
Officers observed a man leaving a business while dropping items. This man had visible lacerations to his hands. The man was checked and by EHS paramedics and was arrested for Break & Enter. Officers and a Police Service Dog cleared the mall ensuring there were no other suspects inside. Upon investigation, officers confirmed the suspect entered through an insecure door and once inside stole a bag with a laptop belonging to an employee.
A 33-year-old man from Dorchester was released on Conditions and is facing the following Criminal Code charges; Break & Enter, Theft and Possession Under $5000.
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.