Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Offers 'Apology Beer' after Drunken Break-In Attempt at Halifax Apartment

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Offers 'Apology Beer' after Drunken Break-In Attempt at Halifax Apartment

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Man offers 'apology beer' after break-in

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HALIFAX - An attempted break-in at a Halifax apartment has resulted in an unexpected apology -- and a six-pack of "apology beer."

Caitlynne Hines said a drunk man attempted to enter her north end apartment on May 5, insisting a friend was staying at the apartment upstairs.

After she sent him on his way, the man returned a few minutes later and attempted to pick the apartment's lock. When that didn't succeed, the man left again.

"We didn't call the police, but we were prepared to if he came back again," wrote Hines in a Facebook message to Global News.

The next day, she found a six-pack of Alexander Keith's beer, along with a note, on her front door.

"It kind of clicked with me immediately once I recognized the box and I just said 'Oh my god I think it's apology beer,' and we laughed for a good while over the note that was tucked inside," wrote Hines. …

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