Police have charged two men in relation to a robbery that occurred this weekend in Halifax.
At approximately 11:30 p.m. on May 22 police responded to a robbery in progress at the Irving gas station located at 2499 Robie Street. Two men entered the store and demanded money. They assaulted the employee and fled the store with a quantity of cigarettes and cash. The employee was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers arrested the suspects a short distance from the store.
Scott Lawrence Dupperon, 31, and Joseph Bernard Sebastien Laporte, 33, are scheduled to appear in court today to face robbery charges.
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