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Alarm system thwarts break and enter in New Minas: RCMP

Police are looking to identify this man following a break-in at a veterinary clinic in New Minas, N.S., on Wednesday. .
Police are looking to identify this man following a break-in at a veterinary clinic in New Minas, N.S., on Wednesday. . Nova Scotia RCMP

An alarm system halted a break and enter in New Minas, N.S., early Wednesday morning, but police are still trying to figure out who the suspect is.

Kings District RCMP say the break-in happened at a veterinary clinic on Commercial Street around 12:45 a.m.

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Surveillance video shows a man wearing gloves and a dark-coloured hoodie, using a tool to pry the door open.

Police say the man entered the building, then ran from the scene and left the area in a vehicle.

“Police suspect the very loud audible alarm in the building caused him to reconsider his intentions,” an RCMP news release reads.

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Nothing was stolen, but anyone with information on who the suspect may be is asked to contact Nova Scotia RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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