**** HRP Media Release
Police searching for robbery suspect
Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Halifax this evening.
At approximately 7:45 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Sobeys Smoke Shop located at 287 Lacewood Drive. A man entered the store, demanded money and then fled on foot with an amount of money.There was no weapon seen and no reported injuries.
The suspect is described as a white man in his fifties, 5’8” with grey hair. He was wearing jeans and a black bomber-style winter jacket with fur on the hood.
Police are investigating the possibility that this robbery is related to a similar incident reported earlier this date on Joseph Howe Drive.
Anyone who witnessed the robbery or has information about this incident 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.