At approximately 7:18pm officers responded to a report of a robbery at TJ’s Grocery located at 290 Main Ave. A man entered the store wearing a black mask and immediately approached the counter area and demanded cash and cigarettes while threatening the employee with a knife. The suspect left the store on foot after receiving a quantity of cigarettes and cash. Responding officers assisted by K9 searched the area with negative results. The employee was not injured.
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’9” to 6’ tall, wearing a black mask, a gray sweater with gray hood and a black vest overtop and Jeans. He was carrying an over the shoulder duffle bag.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. 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