$1,200 in cash and smokes stolen from gas station

Police are seeking information in relation to a robbery that occurred at a gas station in Upper Tantallon.

On April 13, at approximately 8:50 p.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment responded to a report of a robbery at a gas station on French Village Station Rd. RCMP officers learned that a man entered the business threw a bag on the counter and demanded it be filled with cash and cigarettes. The man then fled, boarding a Toyota Yaris waiting nearby, with $1,200 cash and cigarettes. No physical injuries were reported.

The male suspect is described as in his 40’s or 50’s, approximately 5-foot-10. He was wearing black Ecko hoodie, black pants, a ski mask and a ball cap with red.

The getaway vehicle, a 4-door red Toyota Yaris, had steel rims and was driven by an unknown person.

The investigation is ongoing and led by the General Investigation Section of the HRP/RCMP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers, toll-free, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.


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