On October 13 at 2:47 a.m., Halifax Regional Police and a Police Service Dog responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress at the Canadian Tire gas station located at 6551 Bayers Road, Halifax.
Upon arriving at the location, officers confirmed the door to the gas station was damaged and observed a man running from the business. Officers with a Police Service Dog apprehended the suspect a short distance away. The suspect sustained minor injuries when bitten by the Police Service Dog.
A 20-year-old man from Halifax is held for court and is facing the following Criminal Code charges; Attempted Break & Enter, Resist Arrest, Assault Peace Officer and Breaching Conditions.
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.