RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information in relation to a robbery that occurred in Cole Harbour.
On January 19, at approximately 8:40 p.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment responded to a report of a robbery at a pawn shop on Cole Harbour Rd. near John Stewart Dr. RCMP officers learned that a man entered the store, pulled a hammer from his pants, and smashed jewelry display cases to retrieve the contents. The man then fled the scene on foot with more than $60,000 in jewelry.
More than ten people were present inside the business at the time of the robbery. No physical injuries were reported.
The man involved in the robbery is described as white, between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-9 and of slim build. He was wearing black clothing, a black balaclava and white shoes.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident or who can recognize the man is asked to contact the RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.