Police investigate robbery incident on Transit bus

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last week.

On February 9 at approximately 9:40 p.m. officer responded to a robbery that had occurred in the area of Duffus Street and Novalea Drive. Two youths approached a man, who was traveling on a Halifax Transit bus, and demanded his property. One of the youths produced a knife as they threatened the man. The man fled the bus and was initially chased by the suspects before they fled the area on foot empty-handed.

The suspect with the knife is described as a Black male youth in his teens, approximately 5’7″ tall with a slender build, wearing a white hooded sweater, black pants and a bandana.

The second suspect is described as a Black male youth in his teens, approximately 5’5″ tall, with curly hair, wearing a blue hooded sweater and red pants.

Anyone with information or video from the area is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. 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 by using the P3 Tips app.


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