Police investigating after man forced to withdraw cash from ATM

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this week.

Police responded to a robbery that had occurred at approximately 10 p.m. on September 27 near the 5200 block of Albemarle Street. Two men, one armed with a knife, approached another man and demanded money. The men forced the victim to go to a nearby bank machine and withdraw an amount of cash. The suspects fled the area on foot. The victim was not physically injured.

The first suspect is described as white in his twenties, approximately 5’6” tall, 150 lbs., with long brown hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing a red and blue “camo” t-shirt, gray jogging pants, black and white shoes and a black baseball hat. The second suspect is described as a man in his twenties, approximately 5’10” tall, with a thin build.  At the time of the incident he was wearing a black and green sweatshirt, black and green sweatpants, black running shoes, and a gold baseball hat.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information in relation to this incident 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.

Source: Release

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