** Update **
An 18-year-old man from Dartmouth will appear in Dartmouth Provincial court on Thursday May 4 to face charges of robbery and several firearm related offences. An 18-year-old man from Cole Harbour will appear in Dartmouth Provincial court on Thursday May 4 to face charges of robbery and several firearm related offences.
At approximately 7:55 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to the 0-100 block of Inverary Drive, Dartmouth, in relation to a weapons complaint.
The victim reported to police that he had been physically assaulted, pepper sprayed and had a sawed off shotgun pointed at him while in the garage of his residence. The suspects fled the area on foot with property stolen from the victim. A description of the suspects was provided to 9-1-1 staff. HRP patrol members were previously patrolling in the area at the time of the call and observed 3 men that matched the given description running along Helene Avenue. Members gave pursuit on foot and apprehended all three men in various locations surrounding the Ira Settle sports fields. An HRP K9 unit assisted and located the stolen property. The victim was treated at the scene by EHS paramedics.
Members of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and patrol are continuing the investigation at this time. An update on charges will be released when known.