At approximately 6:15 am Halifax Regional Police responded to a reported robbery at the Shoppers Drug Mart, located at 278 Lacewood Dr in Halifax. Staff reported to police that a man entered the store, produced a knife and demanded narcotics. The man obtained a quantity of narcotics before fleeing the store and leaving the area in a black or dark colored Volkswagen. There were no injuries in this robbery, HRP are currently onscene conducting a preliminary investigation, the matter will be assigned to members of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division for follow up. The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 5’10, 180 lbs, with dark colored hair, a beard and bushy eyebrows, wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants.
Anyone who may have any knowledge of this incident is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police at 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
Source: Media Release