Halifax Regional Police are investigating a report of a Robbery that occurred at 7:40pm in the area of a pathway between Alderney Dr and King St in Dartmouth.
The female was walking on the pathway when the suspect approached her. He had been hiding in bushes and grabbed her and attempted to take her purse. The female reacted by hitting the male and kneeing him.
The suspect fled the scene and did not get anything from the female. The suspect was described as a white male, 5’7”-5’9” tall, 45-55 years of age and was wearing a dark hoodie and grey or khaki pants.
Halifax Regional Police is asking for anyone that may have witnessed the incident or may have information about the incident to contact them or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Source : Media Release