Weapons, robbery, break-in charges laid after home invasion in Halifax

A Halifax Regional Police emblem is seen on a police officer in Halifax on July 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Halifax police say they have laid charges after two men broke into a residence and demanded money from the resident.

Police responded to the scene of a robbery on Danforth Road around 6 a.m. last Thursday.

One of the men was armed with what was believed to be a firearm and demanded money, police said. That person was known to the resident of the home.

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The victim was able to flee their home without being physically injured.

Police said they arrested 41-year-old Troy Robert Hann, the man known to the victim, around 5 a.m. on Friday.

Hann is scheduled to appear in Halifax court on Monday to face charges of: robbery with a firearm, assault with a weapon, uttering death threats, break-in, careless use of a firearm, pointing a firearm, possession of weapon for dangerous purpose and possession of a firearm contrary to order.

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Police are still searching for the second suspect. He is described as five-feet-11-inches tall with red, curly hair.

The incident is still under investigation.

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