Man in Freddy Krueger mask robs Cole Harbour home, woman assaulted

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COLE HARBOUR - Police are investigating after two men, one wearing a mask, broke into a Cole Harbour residence and assaulted a woman.

Around 9 p.m. Tuesday, RCMP responded to a robbery call from a home on Taranaki Drive.

Police were told the woman living in the residence had opened her door to find a man wearing a Freddy Krueger mask.

She quickly shut the door, but police say the masked suspect kicked it in, and entered the home with another man who carried a two-by-four.

The man wearing the mask also carried a firearm. Police say they demanded cash, and left the residence with jewelry and a television.

The woman screamed, and police say she was assaulted by one of the suspects as they left.

Police later found the TV on a path behind the residence.

The RCMP/Halifax Regional Police integrated general investigative team continues to investigate.

Police do not believe this is a random incident.

The masked suspect is described as a light-skinned black male, late teens to early 20s in age, 6ft, 130-150lbs, wearing red hoodie, dark jeans and the Freddy Krueger mask. He also had a tribal design tattoo on the left side of his neck that was round with lettering in the middle.

The second suspect is described as a light-skinned black male, late teens to early 20′s in age, 6ft, 160-180 lbs wearing a grey hoodie with a green zipper and dark jeans. The suspect was not wearing a mask, and carried a two-by-four.

Police are asking anyone who might have seen suspicious activity in the area to contact them. People can call any RCMP office, the Halifax Regional Police or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Organizations: RCMP, Halifax Regional Police, Crime Stoppers

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