Digby and Queens RCMP investigate break and enter and theft of a vehicle

Break and enter in Digby
RCMP investigate break and enter in Digby. Credit: RCMP

Digby RCMP Detachment and Queens District RCMP are investigating a break and enter and a theft of a vehicle. Police believe both incidents involve the same person.

Police say that on Jan. 23, 2024, at around 11:37 p.m., Digby RCMP officers responded to a commercial alarm on Prince Street in Digby.

According to police, the suspect entered the business through the front door and fled the scene in a blue Mazda with $8,000 in merchandise. No employees were present at the time.

"On Jan. 24, 2024, at approximately 2:10 a.m., a black and yellow 2004 Ford truck was stolen from R&C WEARE LOGGING LTD., in Harmony Mills. A short time later, the truck was located nearby undamaged," police said in a release.

Surveillance footage of the area shows a person of interest described as wearing a hat, a dark hoodie with "CAT" on the front, and rubber boots.

Police ask anyone who can identify the suspect to contact the Digby RCMP Detachment at 902-245-2579 or Queens District RCMP at 902-354-5721. 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.