Man with axe robs gas station

At 3:00 a.m., on the 17th of December, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery at Ultramar, 219 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth.  911 caller reported a male carrying an axe demanded money and cigarettes.  The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes.  No one involved was injured.  Multiple patrol units and a Police Service Dogs responded.  Officer searched the area, but have not located the suspect.  The suspect is described as:

Suspect – White male, dark complexion, 5’10”, 30-40 years.  Wearing a brown jacket, dark scarf and toque.

Investigators with Patrol are asking anyone with information about this incident 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

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