Police investigating Downtown carjacking

Police are investigating a robbery and theft of motor vehicle that occurred in Halifax.

At approximately 7:20 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a robbery in progress in the 1500 block of Lower Water Street. Victim was approached by lone male suspect, who produced a knife and stole victim’s vehicle, described as a gold-colored 2009 Toyota Camry, bearing Nova Scotia license plate GML055.

Suspect is described as a dark-skinned male, with dark-colored hair and eyes. Vehicle last viewed crossing the MacDonald Bridge, heading into Dartmouth. Suspect failed to stop vehicle for police, and pursuit concluded for public safety reasons.

The investigation is in its early stages. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.

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