Colchester County RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that occurred late last night.
Shortly before midnight, RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at a gas station in Stewiacke.
Preliminary investigation determined that a lone male armed with what appeared to be a firearm entered the Stewiacke Ultramar and ordered the lone employee to open the till. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money, some cigarettes and lotto tickets before fleeing on foot. The Police Dog Service attended the scene and a search of the area was negative. No one was hurt.
The male suspect is described as approximately 5’7 – 5’10, stocky build with a darker complexion, wearing a dark winter jacket and dark toque.
If you have any information about this crime, please contact Bible Hill RCMP Detachment at (902) 893-6820. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at crimestoppers.ns.ca. The investigation is continuing.