Police investigate attempted armed robbery, Lower Sackville, N.S.

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery of an armoured vehicle late Thursday evening.

On Thursday evening at approximately 11:22 p.m., an armoured vehicle was making a delivery at the Royal Bank, 790 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville.

The guards were in the process of unloading the inventory when they were approached by a lone male suspect armed with a firearm. The guards reacted to the suspect causing him to flee the scene in a vehicle parked nearby. No one was injured during this incident.

The suspect is described as being a white male, in his 20’s, wearing a ‘BATMAN’ mask, blue hooded sweatshirt, jeans and running shoes. The escape vehicle is described as a dark coloured mini-van.

Lower Sackville RCMP and the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue with the investigation.

Police are seeking public assistance with solving this case. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact Police at 902-490-5080 or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by their Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award from $50 – $2000.

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