Halifax Regional Police are currently investigating a break and enter that took place earlier today, Oct. 18, in Bedford.
Shortly before 2 p.m., a man knocked several times at the front door of a home on Granville Road. When he received no answer at the door, he broke into the residence. Unbeknownst to the suspect, a resident was inside. The resident was able to lock themself in a room and call 911 while the suspect roamed the home. When the suspect noticed the resident, he fled on foot toward Highway 102. A search of the area failed to locate the suspect.
The suspect is described as a white man in his early twenties, five-foot-eight, with long dark hair and a scruffy beard, wearing a black sweater and baggy jeans. Police believe the suspect left in an awaiting vehicle parked on Highway 102, heading northbound towards Lower Sackville.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.