Do you have information about a home invasion in Priestville?

March 21, 2020
Priestville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia

News release

On March 20 at 9:49 p.m., members of Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a woman who needed assistance. She told police she had been hit in the head and needed assistance. When RCMP members arrived on scene, they learned that three to four men wearing masks entered the home and struck the two occupants of the home on the head with a baseball bat. The suspects stole cash and marihuana, then fled the area in a small dark sedan, similar to a Honda Civic. The car fled in the direction of Sherbrooke Rd., towards Hwy. 104. The two victims were taken to hospital by EHS, however their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Pictou District RCMP is investigating the incident and is being assisted by RCMP Forensic Identification Technicians to collect evidence at the scene. Police are asking the public for information about the incident. To provide information, contact Pictou District RCMP at 902-755-4141. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 2020385387


Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Office: 902-720-5652
Cell: 902-222-0154

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