Halifax Regional Police are investigating after two businesses in downtown Halifax were broken into early Tuesday morning. (Photo: Carl Pomeroy / CTV Atlantic)

Halifax Regional Police are investigating after two businesses in downtown Halifax were broken into early Tuesday morning.

Police say at 2:55 a.m. on Jan. 19, officers responded to an alarm at Boston Pizza on Granville St. Police say someone smashed the glass door, and stole a cash register and other items from the restaurant.

About 10 minutes later, police responded to an alarm at the Creamy Rainbow on Dresden Row. Again, police say someone broke through a glass door panel and stole a cash register.

Police believe the same person is responsible for both break-ins.

The suspect is described as a white man, about 30 years old with short brown hair. He was wearing glasses, a black jacket with a white hoodie underneath, black pants and black sneakers with white soles.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.  

HRP are investigating two commercial break and enters, downtown Halifax,Tuesday morning . First call came in at 2:55 am, Boston Pizza,Granville St.10 min later, Creamy Rainbow was hit on Dresdon Row. Police believe it is same suspect.@CTVAtlantic @CTVMorningAtl @Move100Halifax pic.twitter.com/Adwsh4mwOZ

— Carl Pomeroy (@CarlPomeroyCTV) January 19, 2021