Today clouds & 14.
Tonight, clouds, showers & 8.
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Police are investigating a robbery at Cora’s Restaurant on Dresden Row, in Halifax.
Halifax Regional Police say just after 3PM yesterday, a man entered and demanded cash from the register.
No weapon was seen and the suspect fled on foot with cash, last seen running towards Sackville St.
He’s described as dark skinned, stocky build, wearing a black sweater, and a camouflage hat with a brim,
Halifax Regional Police are also investigating a weapons complaint where a man with a gun was seen entering an apartment on Pinecrest Drive in Dartmouth.
Police investigated and no man or gun was found.
Police cleared the scene, and it says there’s no threat to the public.
And RCMP are warning Cole Harbour residents of night time break-ins.
It says three homes were entered in Colby Village over the weekend and they happened when the residents were home and asleep.
The suspect(s) took keys, ID, shoes, and food from the homes, but no one was hurt and the RCMP is asking residents to take precautions to protect themselves.
In a release, police are reminding residents to lock their homes at night and report any suspicious activity immediately to Halifax District RCMP by calling 902-490-5020 or 911 in an emergency.
Some of the victims of these incidents contacted police several hours after they discovered them, which significantly decreases the likelihood of police being able to identify the suspect(s).
Steps to increase your home’s safety:
- Report suspicious activity immediately to police. Consider neighborhood watch programs in your community
- Invest in alarm systems and video security systems
- Secure all doors and windows and ensure garage doors are kept closed and locked
- Install timers on interior lights when you are not at home
- Have someone look after your home when you are planning to be away for an extended absence
- Do not place your car keys close to the door, and store them in an inconspicuous location
- Keep remote garage door openers out of sight or hidden in your vehicle
- Record serial numbers of valuable items
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.
Down in Pittsburgh, 11 people are dead after a gunman expressing hatred of Jews opened fire during worship at the Tree of Life Synagogue Saturday.
Eight men and three women between 54 and 97 were killed before a tactical police team tracked him down and shot him.
Authorities say six people were injured in the attack, including four police officers.
Police say the suspected gunman, 46-year-old Robert Gregory Bowers, is accused of dozens of offences, including federal hate crime charges and is scheduled to make his first court appearance today.
RCMP are also looking for about 200 “Doublestar Tyre” tires stolen from a property in Upper Sackville.
It says someone broke into a locked shed in the 2000 block of Sackville Drive and stole the tires sometime between 6PM Wednesday and 10AM Thursday.