Early morning gas station robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last night.

At approximately 03:38 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a robbery in progress at the Irving Service Station located at 173 Herring Cove Road in Halifax.

A man came into the store and produced a sharp object and demanded money and cigarettes.  The man then fled the store on foot after collecting the money and cigarettes.

The suspect is described as a white man, in their 20’s, tall, with a slim build and a long pony tail. At the time of the incident the suspect was wearing a black zip up jacket, dark blue jeans and black sneakers.

No member of the public or staff were injured during this incident. 

The investigation is in its early stages. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 902-490-5020. 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 using the P3 Tips App.

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