Digby RCMP investigates home invasion

June 7, 2024
Weaver Settlement, Nova Scotia

News release

Digby RCMP is seeking information in relation to a home invasion that occurred in Weaver Settlement.

On June 6, shortly before 5:00 a.m., Digby RCMP responded to a report of a break-and-enter in progress on Old Yarmouth Rd. Upon arrival at the scene, RCMP officers learned that a man had forced his way inside the home, threatened a resident, then failed to steal a vehicle before fleeing on foot with a small amount of cash and food.

The resident, a 68-year-old Weaver Settlement woman, sheltered in a bathroom and did not suffer physical injuries.

The male suspect is described as black, approximately 5-foot-8. He was last seen wearing a camouflage coat or sweater, a mask and green rubber boots.

The investigation, led by Digby General Investigation Section with the assistance of RCMP Forensic Identification Services, remains ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Digby RCMP at 902-245-2579. 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips app.

File # 2024-772723


Contact information

Cindy Bayers
Strategic Communications Unit
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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