At about 10:00 pm, Halifax Regional Police responded to the area of Penhorn Mall located at 535 Portland Street in Dartmouth. The victim stated he was walking on Portland Street near Penhorn Mall when he was approached by a male on a bike who asked to use his phone. The male made a call then drove away with the phone. The victim caught up and attempted to get his phone back and the suspect punched him and took off. The area was checked but the suspect could not be located. The suspect is described as a black male, 25 years old 5’10” tall. Short brown hair, muscular build driving a black mountain bike. The victim was not injured during the robbery.
Source: Media Release