Officers are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying several men suspected of stealing from hotel vending machines in downtown Halifax.
Since early June, officers have responded to nine reports of thefts from vending machines. These thefts have all occurred at different locations throughout the downtown core. In each incident, the suspects are forcibly breaking into the machines, stealing products and money.
Surveillance video was recovered at the scene of three of the incidents, showing individuals believed to be involved in these thefts. Police are releasing pictures taken from the video and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them.
Anyone with information about these incidents or suspects is asked to contact police at 490-5016. 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.