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Police investigate two Robberies with weapon – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release

Police investigate two Robberies – Halifax

At 3:07 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Harvard Variety Store, 6330 Chebucto Road, Halifax.​ Staff reported two males wearing masks, one armed with a knife, entered the store demanding cigarettes.​

The suspects left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cigarettes in an unknown direction of travel.​ No one was injured.​ Patrol officers are actively searching the area, but have not located the suspects.​

At 3:29 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a second robbery that had just occurred at Subway, 19 Alma Crescent, Halifax.​ Staff reported two males wearing masks, one armed with a knife, entered the store demanding money.​

The suspects left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash in an unknown direction of travel.​ No one was injured.​ Patrol officers are actively searching the area, but have not located the suspects.

The suspects in both robberies are described as:

Suspect #1 – ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Male, 25-30 years old, 5’10”, thin build.​ Wearing: Black mask, black jacket, black sweat pants.​ Armed with a knife.

Suspect #2 – ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Male, 25-30 years old, 5’10”, thin build.​ Wearing: Black mask, black jacket, black sweat pants.


Police are asking anyone with information about this incident 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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