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Police investigate two robberies in Dartmouth

Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth on June 9.

At 11:30 p.m., patrol members responded to the 0-100 block of Albro Lake Road for a report of a man who had broken into a residence and assaulted a woman.

The woman awoke when she heard a man inside her residence demanding money. A physical altercation occurred between the two wherein both the man and the woman struck each other with objects.

The man fled when a neighbour who heard the disturbance, yelled out to the victim. The woman was treated at the scene by EHS for non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 5’10” tall and 160 lbs. He was wearing a thick hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and drawn tightly around his face. He was last seen running towards Albro Lake Road.

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Police are currently investigating a robbery that occurred early this morning at Shoppers Drug Mart in Dartmouth.

At 1:16 a.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 80 Tacoma Drive in Dartmouth. A man entered the store, produced a hammer and demanded cash from an employee. The suspect fled the store with an undisclosed sum of money.

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 5’8” to 6’1” tall, with an athletic build. He was wearing a black and grey hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, a blue mask, dark sunglasses, brown and white checkered flannel pajama pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 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 using the P3 Tips App.

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Source: Media Release

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