The HRP/RCMP Integrated General Investigation Unit is investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Halifax.
At approximately 12 a.m., police responded to Summer and College Streets for a report of a robbery. A 19-year-old man was walking in the area when he was approached by two males who pushed him up against the shrubs and demanded his property. One of the men was armed with a hand gun, possibly a pellet pistol, and struck the victim with the weapon. The two males fled the area on foot, heading north toward Spring Garden Road. The victim was not injured and the stolen item was located nearby. The first suspect is described as a white male, 5’8” and wearing a ski mask. The second suspect is described as a black man, 5’7” and wearing a dark colored quilted jacket.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 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.