Update - June 8, 2010
The headphones were returned to the bus shelter sometime overnight. The ad company subsequently removed them as they were in need of repair.
For Immediate Release Halifax Regional PolicePublic AdvisoryJune 7, 2012 (9:35 a.m.)
Police Keeping Ear to the Ground
Halifax Regional Police is investigating a theft from a bus shelter which occurred sometime between the end of May and the first week of June.
A caller reported that an oversized set of headphones had been taken from a bus shelter near the corner of South Street and Tower Road in Halifax. The headphones, measuring 4 feet high and 4 feet wide, had been placed on the bus shelter as part of an advertising campaign. Given the size, it is believed that two or more people are responsible for the theft.
Anyone with information about this theft 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.