Police have charged a man in relation to a home invasion that occurred on the weekend in Halifax.
On September 18 at approximately 5:40 a.m. police responded to a home invasion at an address in the 5500 block of Morris Street in Halifax. A group of people forced entry, into a residence, assaulted the home owner and stole property from the residence. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The group fled the area on foot, and a short time later officers arrested one of the suspects in a neighboring yard.
Jeremy Douglas Anthony Kays, 31, is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face charges of:
- Break and enter
- Threats to cause bodily harm or death
- Use of an imitation firearm in an offence
- Carrying a concealed weapon
- Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public
- Resisting arrest
- Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
Investigators believe the incident was not random
The investigation is ongoing and police ask anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to contact police. 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 via the P3 Tips App.