Indian Brook RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that occurred earlier today.
At approximately 5:45 p.m., a lone female entered the Indian Brook Tobacco Shop on Robinson Road, produced a claw hammer and demanded cash from a staff member.
An undisclosed amount of cash was given to the suspect who then left the premises. It is believed that the suspect fled in a small red car, driven by a second suspect, which traveled East on Robinson Road towards the community of Shubenacadie.
The suspect is described as an Aboriginal female, in her early to mid 20’s and approximately 5’5′. She had shoulder length dark hair and was wearing a black faded hooded sweater and black pants. The suspect carried a large black leather purse. No one was injured during the incident.
Indian Brook RCMP are continuing the investigation. Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call Indian Brook RCMP at (902) 758-3388 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.