Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this afternoon in Halifax.
At approximately 4 p.m. officers responded to a robbery at the Shoppers Drug Mart, 5524 Spring Garden Road in Halifax. A man entered the store and handed the pharmacist a note demanding drugs. The pharmacist turned over an amount of drugs to the man, who then left the store on foot.
Officers were quickly in the area and took a man matching the description of the suspect into custody. The investigation is in its early stages.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact 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 atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
Source: Media Release