Two robberies, an impaired driver and a parking lot accident at Future Shop were amongst the more notable incidents Halifax Police responded to in the last 24 hours.
At 640 p.m. police were called to an address in the 2000 block of Old Sambro Road in relation to a robbery. A 17 year old male reported that he went out for a smoke at the end of his driveway. While there, a vehicle approached him and an unidentified person sprayed him with what is believed to be bear spray, taking a gold chain that was around his neck. The vehicle then fled the scene. The victim could not provide any descriptions of either the vehicle or the suspect(s).
Police were called to an apartment in the 200 block of Windmill Rd. in relation to a robbery that had occurred on November 24th at 9:00 pm. There were 6 persons inside the apartment when the suspects knocked at the door. The victim opened the door to find two white males dressed in dark clothing, one of whom was armed with a handgun and the other a baseball bat. The suspects demanded “drugs and money” and when they could not find any drugs, stole a small quantity of cash from one of the residents and fled the area. One of the suspects struck the victim in the face , though there were no injuries as a result of the incident.
At 0051 a.m. police responded to the area of the ramp leading from the #103 highway to St. Margaret’s Bay Rd for a report of a vehicle on its roof. Upon arrival , police learned that the 24 year old driver of the vehicle had lost control , flipped and ended in the rocks adjacent to the road. He was arrested for impaired operation and returned to the station where he refused to submit a sample. He sustained a swollen eye and cheek as a result of the accident.
At 1100 pm police were called in relation to an accident that occurred at 4:00 pm in the Future Shop parking lot, 208 Chain Lake Drive. A 74 year old driver backed into an 18 year old female resulting in a broken pelvis. The two parties exchanged information but the police were not called at the time. The investigation will continue today to determine if charges will be laid.”