Photos released of suspect after firearms incident at West End supermarket

Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a weapons incident that occurred in Halifax last month.

On March 7 police responded to report of a man with what was believed to be a firearm at the Sobeys store on Mumford Road. A man threatened a person who was not known to him, showed him what was believed to be a firearm and then left the area on foot.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 50s, approximately 5’8”, 160 lbs. with gray hair and a gray beard. At the time of the incident the man was wearing a gray and white baseball hat, a black and white jacket and black pants.

Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or using the P3 Tips App.

Source: Release

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