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RCMP investigate home invasion in Digby County

By Kelli Rickard Jun 10, 2024 | 7:58 AM

RCMP are investigating a home invasion in Weaver Settlement.

Officers responded to a break-and-enter in progress at an Old Yarmouth Road residence shortly before 5:00 a.m. on June 6th.

Investigators learned that a man had forced his way inside and attempted to steal a vehicle before running off with cash and food.

The 68-year-old female resident sheltered in a bathroom and did not suffer physical injuries.

Police say the suspect is described as black and about 5-foot-8. He was last seen wearing a camouflage coat or sweater, a mask and green rubber boots.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Digby RCMP at 902-245-2579.

If you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers, toll-free, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips app.