December 29, 2018 11:02 am
Updated: December 29, 2018 11:57 am

Thieves caught on camera stealing iPad Minis, cellphones from Halifax device repair store

The manager of a Halifax-based device repair shop is hoping security footage will help catch the people responsible for allegedly robbing his store.


The manager of a Halifax-based phone repair company is hoping the public will be able to help identify two men who allegedly robbed one of his stores early Saturday morning.

Security footage captured two men allegedly stealing several electronic devices at the Geebo Device Repair shop on Lady Hammond Road just before 4 a.m.

Manager Nic Merry says the thieves smashed open the commercial-grade glass door out front then kicked open an interior door.

“They were in and out in 60 seconds,” Merry told Global News.

The manager of Geebo Device Repair on Lady Hammond Road says this is one of two suspects he believes robbed his store early Saturday morning.

Submitted: Nic Merry

READ MORE: Video appears to show Uber Eats driver stealing money from tip jar in Halifax

Merry says the thieves made off with brand-new LG G5s, LG G6s and iPad Minis as well as devices that belonged to customers.

He estimates the value of the stolen items is over $5,000.

Halifax Regional Police have yet to release details on the alleged robbery, but Merry says they responded to the scene within five minutes of the alleged incident.

READ MORE: Halifax police issue warning after rash of thefts from vehicles in Clayton Park

Merry is asking anyone with information or who may recognize the suspects in the security footage to come forward.

“Be careful if you’re out buying new devices,” he says.

“If anybody is potentially getting a smoking deal on a brand-new LG device, it’s most likely because it’s stolen out of our store.”

© 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Report an error


Comments closed.

Due to the sensitive and/or legal subject matter of some of the content on, we reserve the ability to disable comments from time to time.

Please see our Commenting Policy for more.