Halifax Regional Police are asking for the public’s assistance in relation to the theft of a microscope that was stolen from Dalhousie University.

On Friday, police received a report of a theft that had occurred in a lab in the Life Sciences Building at Dalhousie University.

Police say the Zeiss AxioLab A1 FL-LED microscope, valued at $30,000, was stolen from the lab sometime between 7:45 p.m. and 10 p.m. Thursday. A laptop computer was also taken.

Anyone with information abuot the theft is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.