Halifax Regional Police is currently on scene at a hit and run in Dartmouth.
At approximately 2:18 p.m., officers responded to the corner of Slayter and Chappell Streets for a report of an SUV crashing into a fence, then a power pole and then a house at this location. No one in the house was injured. At this point in the investigation, the SUV is believed to be stolen.
The driver of the vehicle was seen fleeing the area on foot heading north on Slayter Street. The man is described as white, middle aged, wearing dark jogging pants and a light coloured shirt. Patrol members and K-9 are currently trying to locate the man.
Motorists and pedestrians are asked to avoid this area as Chappell Street is currently closed between Slayter Street and Victoria Road, and Slayter Street is closed between Albro Lake Road and Russell Street.
Police ask 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 texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.