Halifax police investigate theft of firearms from Canadian Tire over the holidays

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Halifax Regional Police is searching for a suspect after a number of firearms and ammunition were stolen from the Canadian Tire store in Dartmouth Crossing over the holidays.

In a release, police said the store at 30 Lamont Terrace was broken into on both Dec. 24 and 25.

Just after 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 24, a suspect was seen on video smashing a door to the store to gain entry. He is described as a “heavier-set man wearing grey sweat pants, a black hoodie and black ski mask.”

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“It appears the suspect may have been frightened by an audible alarm and quickly left the store,” the release said.

On Dec. 25, just after 8:30 p.m., the man was seen entering the store again, wearing the same ski mask, along with blue jeans and a black jacket.

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During this time, a number of firearms and ammunition were stolen, the release said.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.

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