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Police lay charges in Halifax robbery

Police have laid charges in relation to the Petro Canada robbery yesterday afternoon in Halifax.

On November 16, 2016 at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers responded to a robbery at the Petro Canada located at 6389 Quinpool Road, Halifax. Staff stated that a man entered the store, produced a knife and demanded cash and cigarettes. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes and fled the store on foot. The employee was not injured.

Yesterday at approximately 2:25 p.m., officers attempted to arrest the suspect, and after a short foot pursuit, 32-year-old Jonathan David Hill of Halifax was arrested. He is scheduled to appear today in Halifax Provincial Court to face charges of robbery, disguise with intent, and possession of a weapon.

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Source: Media Release

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