At 8:14 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to the Needs located at 265 Baker Drive in Dartmouth for a robbery. The suspect entered the store and asked for a package of cigarettes, when the clerk asked for ID he produced a large Steak knife and demanded cash. He received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the store. Patrol and a K9 unit checked the area but the suspect could not be located. hand got into a dark coloured jeep and drove away. The suspect is described a white male, early 20s, skinny wearing a white hoodie and black jeans. The investigation is continuing.
At 1013 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to the area of Citadel High. The victim was leaving Citadel High School when the suspect ran up, pushed her from behind and grabbed her purse and fled on foot. Several officers responded but the suspect could not be located. Suspect is described as a black male wearing gray hoodie and black pants. The victims purse was located behind Citadel High but all the cash was missing. The investigation is continuing.
Source: Media Release