Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in downtown Halifax over the weekend.
On October 23 at approximately 4 a.m., police were advised of a disturbance in an alleyway on Grafton Street near Blowers Street. Police attended the area and saw a woman lying on the ground trying to get up. The 21-year-old woman advised police that she was walking on Grafton Street near Carmichael Street where she met up with two females not known to her. They struck up a conversation and when the females asked if the victim had any money to go to another location, she was grabbed by the hair, assaulted and a sum of money was taken. She was transported to the hospital for assessment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspects are described as two women, 20 to 30-years-old. One suspect is black and approximately 5’4” and 150 pounds. There is no further description of the second woman.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 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 at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
Source: Media Release