Investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Patrol Division along with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last night.
At 11:30 p.m. hours, a male suspect entered the Shoppers Drug Mart store located at 3430 Joseph Howe Drive, in Halifax. The suspect approached the fragrance counter, and placed a number of bottles of fragrance in a bag. An employee approached the suspect who then threatened to harm him with a knife if he came closer. The suspect then fled on foot to the area of Westerwald Street.
Patrol officers arrived on scene and located a vehicle in the area, officers approached the vehicle and a suspect fled on foot, after a short pursuit the suspect was apprehended by a K-9 unit.
A male subject has been charged with Robbery, a second suspect fled from the vehicle and was not located.
Investigators are asking anyone who has any information on this incident or the suspect to contact police by calling 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 using the P3 Tips App.