Nova Scotia

Halifax police officer arrested for theft, suspended with pay

A Halifax Regional Police officer was arrested after a theft at a business, police said Friday.

Arrest comes following a theft at a business

The officer was arrested and released on a promise to appear. (Robert Short/CBC)

A Halifax Regional Police officer was arrested for theft after something was stolen from a business, police said Friday.

A call came in at approximately 2:45 p.m. Friday about a theft at a commercial location, police said.

The officer was taken into custody on Friday evening and released on a promise to appear in court at a later date, police said.

The officer was suspended with pay in accordance with the Nova Scotia Police Act, HRP said, adding their investigation was ongoing.

They did not release the officer's name or any other details.

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