**** HRP Media Release
(1) Police Investigate Robbery & Arrest Suspect – Halifax
At 8:25 p.m., 25 June, Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Irving gas station, 2499 Robie Street, Halifax. A male entered the business producing a knife and demanded money from the cashier. The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. No one involved was injured.
At 8:40 p.m., officers located and arrested the suspect in 2300 block of Gottingen Street. Officers recovered all stolen property and the knife that was used.
The suspect, a 30 year old male from Halifax is held for court and will be facing charges of Robbery, Possession of a Weapon (knife) for dangerous purpose, Carrying concealed weapon, Breaching Probation Order and Breaching Recognizance.
(2) Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax
The victim was walking when two unknown males grabbed the victim from behind and removed a chain and medication. The victim sustained minor non-life-threatening injures and was treated at that hospital. The suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction.
The suspect description is limited to Unknown white males, one wearing a black long sleeve shirt.
Investigators with the General Investigation Section are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.