Police respond to an Attempted Robbery

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At 7:25 pm. Central patrol members responded to the Money Mart at 3045 Robie Steet to a report of a robbery.  
A white male entered the store acting aggressively and demanded money from the employee.  The suspect placed his finger under his shirt in an attempt to simulate a firearm threatening to shoot and bear mace the employee.  The suspect is further described as 18-20 years of age wearing a red shirt, red ball cap, large sunglasses, a cigarette in his mouth with lots of facial acne.  He left the business empty handed.  The employee remained behind the glass barrier and was uninjured.  The suspect changed into a white shirt after leaving the business and was last seen running east bound along Russell Street.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
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