Attempted robbery on walking trail in Cole Harbour

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after responding to a complaint of an attempted armed robbery on a walking trail around 5 p.m. last evening.

A 15-year-old male was walking along the trail that connects Cole Harbour Place and Amaranth Cres., when he was approached by an unknown youth who was holding a knife and wanted money. The victim ran from the male and was not injured. The incident took place on the trail in the area of Amaranth Cres. and John Stewart Dr.

The suspect is described as a white male, mid-teens, approximately 6’ tall and 150 lbs, with brown hair. He was wearing a dark blue t-shirt, jeans, and black sneakers.

The investigation is continuing. If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to contact the Halifax District RCMP 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, or use the P3 Tips App.


Source: Media Release

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